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NASA Weighs In On Most Absurd Sci-Fi Film Ever

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

NASA scientists met recently at its jet propulsion lab here in California for some star gazing of the Hollywood kind. Hoping to nudge producers towards more realistic sci-fi movies, the scientists came up with lists of the best and worst. Winner for the most absurd: the apocalyptic flick�"2012," which used bad science to create a deluge. NASA had to put up a special website to field questions from moviegoers fearing the end of the world.

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