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Sci-Fi Gets Science Right: 'Passengers' Nails the Physics

While aspects of the new science-fiction film "Passengers" may seem like pies in the sky to skeptics, creators of the futuristic space thriller certainly outdid "Gravity" and "Interstellar" in the physics department.

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Image gallery: Rosetta mission

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) Web Portal features the latest news on space exploration and science, Earth observation, aeronautics, energy technology and transportation research. The Portal is the entry point to more than 50 web sites featuring DLR institutes, facilities and projects, and provides an overview of DLR goals, strategies and activities.

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James Webb Telescope –

Orbiting through space nearly a million miles from Earth, the Webb telescope will open up new expanses of the near and distant universe to our view. Webb’s infrared-detecting gaze will penetrate clouds of dust within our own galaxy to reveal previously hidden secrets, and reach back in space and time to view the very edge […]