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HAPPY STAR WARS DAY

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@michiokaku: May The 4th Be With You! Happy #StarWarsDay to my many fellow @starwars fans. Science fiction fuels science reality!

KAKU ON THE SCIENCE AND FANTASY OF THE NEW FANTASTIC FOUR MOVIE

Click to Visit the Fantastic Four Movie WebsiteFantastic Four, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. In a series of four special featurettes released by 20th Century FOX, legendary physicist Dr. Michio Kaku tells us why there’s more to the science of Fantastic Four than you may expect. The videos feature a healthy amount of new Fantastic Four footage that should whet your appetite for the movie, which hits theaters on August 7th. The first is entitled ‘Alternate Dimensions.’ WATCH NOW!

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KAKU ON THE SCIENCE OF ‘EXODUS’

EXODUS: Gods and Kings, the star-studded biblically-inspired epic film from director, Ridley Scott, opens in theaters today and it’s already making waves.

Speaking of waves, CBS invited Dr. Michio Kaku to offer his assessment, as a theoretical physicist, on the feasibility of parting the waters of the Red Sea, as Moses did in the famous bible story on which the motion picture is based. Can it be done relying only on science, without the aid of divine intervention? CBSN poses the question, "Could Moses really part the Red Sea?" WATCH NOW!

After you’ve parted the waters of EXODUS, travel through a cosmic wormhole in Dr. Kaku’s review (also on CBSN) of the hit sci-fi thriller, INTERSTELLAR.

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KAKU WRITES FOR VARIETY SPECIAL FEATURE

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VARIETYWriters On Writers Special FeatureINTERSTELLAR, the inter-dimensional sci-fi blockbuster movie from acclaimed director, Christopher Nolan, continues to wow audiences and critics alike with mind-bending sights and sounds at the forefront of science and storytelling.

Recently, the feature editors at VARIETY, the premiere Hollywood publication, respected throughout the world of show business professionals since 1905, asked Dr. Michio Kaku to contribute to their annual CONTENDERS Series in a special feature called CONTENDERS: WRITERS ON WRITERS.

Dr. Kaku shares his insights and impressions, not just as a physicist and futurist, but also as an avid moviegoer and bona fide fanatic of science fiction. The special feature is ONLINE NOW and hits print at newsstands this week.

Ready for more outer-worldly adventures?

Fly through the wormhole with this recent video post featuring Dr. Kaku on the SCIENCE OF INTERSTELLAR and a detailed paper that delves still deeper into the mighty mysterious realms of interstellar travel.

KAKU ON THE SCIENCE OF ‘INTERSTELLAR’

INTERSTELLAR has been called one of the most realistic space films ever made. As a CBS News Contributor, Dr. Michio Kaku was recently asked to give his own informed perspective, as a theoretical physicist, assessing how good a job the filmmakers did at the task of aligning their ambitious work of science fiction with the expanding forefront of science fact. WATCH NOW!

For more of Dr. Kaku’s thoughts and observations about The Physics of Interstellar Travel, read this aptly-named classic paper by the man himself.

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SCI-FI SCIENCE: Physics of the Impossible – Series Premieres on the Science Channel – Tuesday, December 1 at 10 PM

 

Explore the world of the seemingly impossible with the all-new series SCI FI SCIENCE. Hosted by internationally-renowned physicist and co-founder of string field theory, Dr. Michio Kaku, this series poses the idea that science fiction may not be so far from science fact. Examine topics that currently seem so far out of the realm of possibility, such as invisibility cloaks, teleportation, time travel and more.
Series Premieres on the Science Channel – Tuesday, December 1 at 10 PM
Become a FAN of the show on it’s Facebook Fan Page