Science in movies is an exciting and dramatic world, but the real world of science is far different. How different? We could make a boring list explaining it, but a lot of scientists have become cartoonists, illustrating the difference between real science and movie science in brilliantly funny ways.

Source: People in White Coats

Source: PHD Comics

Source: The Upturned Microscope

Source: XKCD

Which was your favorite? What other differences have you seen?

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Pat Dilloway said...

Those are hilarious. Real science does seem pretty boring. I mean 20 years to come up with one drug. Sheesh.

MedeiaSharif said...

The movie scientists seem a lot more interesting.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Those are so true. Real science is just not that exciting.


HA! Funny stuff.
"Call the Avengers!"

Nigel Mitchell said...


Nigel Mitchell said...

Its the only option


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