Avatar science fallout: on whether moons around gas giant planets are more likely destinations for life than planets

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

I'm keeping track of science and space-related articles that deal with topics that were brought up in the movie Avatar, and here's the latest article (from The Register) dealing with the idea of moons around gas giant planets being capable of supporting life. Well, it claims that its authors prefer to think of Endor as the model for the article but the timing and the Avatar reference shows that it was thanks to the new movie that the article has been written now.

Edit: here's another article from today on the science in the movie.

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