Actor Matthew McConaughey poses with a model spacecraft at the premiere of the film Interstellar in October.
November 13, 2014 Few, if any, movies have been this faithful to science and still managed to tell a gripping tale, says commentator Marcelo Gleiser — though some liberties are taken at points.
"Atomic Ed" Grothus at the Black Hole surplus story in Los Alamos, N.M., in 2008.
September 17, 2012 "Atomic Ed" Grothus spent his life collecting surplus equipment from the nation's foremost nuclear weapons lab — the Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory. He died in 2009. Now his family is holding a liquidation sale.
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