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Questionable Science Behind 'The Day After Tomorrow'

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Questionable Science Behind 'The Day After Tomorrow'

Questionable Science Behind 'The Day After Tomorrow'

Questionable Science Behind 'The Day After Tomorrow'

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One of the summer's expected blockbuster movies opens Friday. The Day After Tomorrow imagines a scenario in which global warming leads to a massive tidal wave engulfing New York City and puts most of the Northern Hemisphere in the deep-freeze. All Things Considered sent NPR's Richard Harris to review the movie — and perhaps not surprisingly, he found that Hollywood's version of global warming plays fast and loose with scientific truth.

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