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Scientists Decipher Fact From Fantasy in Movie 'Passengers'

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In the new Sci-Fi film Passengers, by Sony Pictures Entertainment, people on Earth are on a 120-year trip to colonize a new planet.  But something goes wrong on their way there.  Scientists say while much of the movie is a work of fiction, there is some real science behind many of the ideas in it. For NASA scientist Tiffany Kataria, finding a habitable planet is not so farfetched.  She studies planets that orbit another star, or exoplanets. “The ultimate goal with...

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