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Martian Science Fiction Film Hopes to Inspire New Scientists

The Martian, a film about a marooned astronaut who uses science, wit and courage to survive in a very hostile environment, is making hundreds of millions of dollars and has gotten good reviews. Some scientists also say the film has the potential to inspire as well entertain. In The Martian, Mark Watney is a U.S. astronaut who has to survive alone on Mars after his crew leaves the planet without him, thinking he died in a storm that swept him away. Watney, a botanist, is played by...

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