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The Flawed Science of "Avatar": Floating Mountains (Infographic)

AvatarWith my recent series of articles on the flawed science in the movie Avatar, they tended to be a bit long-winded. On the principle of "less is more," we decided to see whether they would be better as infographics. Here's the first one, based on our discussion of floating mountains, and your response will determine if there's more.

What do you think?


  1. Just one question:  what happens when the mountains fall as soon as you pull them out of the magnetic field?

    1. They fall to the ground, where you can mine them like any other mountain

  2. One question:  what happens when the mountains are pulled out of the magnetic field that keeps them afloat?  The choppers would be yoinked down with them.


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