Hollywood and Scientists Seek Each Other Out for Inspiration
Blurring the lines between science fiction and fact
Science fiction has always been one of the best barometers of the social and technological zeitgeist. Considering our turbulent times, themes are bleaker and more introspective about our relationship with the Earth, technology and ourselves. And the lines between science fiction and fact are blurring as Hollywood and scientists now seek each other out for inspiration. Sue Karlin reports.