January 29, 2020

Review: Adam; A Valentine’s Day Astronomy Flick!

(Editorís note; this Valentineís Day weekend, love is in the air here at Astroguyz HQ as we review a quirky but astronomical-themed modern day romance flick; read on;)

Not all great astronomy movies need be Sci-Fi flicks. Once in a very great while, we unearth an offbeat film with enough astronomical flair that it warrants mention to you, the unsuspecting science public. Such is the case with the indie flick Adam, written and directed by Max Mayer. We recently caught this tale of love in a time of astronomy via Netflix, and were thoroughly amused and impressed. Adam is best described as Rain Man or I Am Sam turned science-romance tale. The setting is Manhattan, and Adam, played by Hugh Dancy, is a brilliant young man who is afflicted with Aspergerís Syndrome. Adam has a fascination with astronomy, but often has problems connecting with everyday interpersonal relations. [Read more...]

Election 08′; What About the Science?

Ok, this week, Astroguyz will get political. I promise not to†bludgeon my fans with it like the rest of popular media.

We here at Astroguyz decided to do this piece not just to jump on the election year band wagon, but as an effort to educate ourselves. Frequently, we hear much talk about Iraq and the economy during an election, but little about science. [Read more...]