How ‘The Martian’ Became A Science Love Story : Monkey See : NPR

  Matt Damon portrays an astronaut who relies on science to survive on a hostile planet. Giles Keyte/EPKTV

Matt Damon portrays an astronaut who relies on science to survive on a hostile planet. Giles Keyte/EPKTV

If you watch the film The Martian, you’ll see Hollywood explosions and special effects galore, but you’ll also see some serious science.Actor Matt Damon, who plays stranded astronaut Mark Watney, must calculate his way through food shortages, Martian road trips and other misadventures as he fights to find a way off the Red Planet.

Source: How ‘The Martian’ Became A Science Love Story : Monkey See : NPR

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