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Do rocket scientists believe in fate? [closed]

In the movie Interstellar, there have been a couple of instances where we see the main characters, who are scientists, talking and believing in fate related emotions.

In the beginning of the movie …

plot-explanation interstellar
asked Jun 12 at 19:04

Shalini

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Why did they go to visit the first water planet in Interstellar?

In interstellar, the first planet they visit is the closest one to Gargantua, and hence the one with the biggest time dilation effect (1 hour on the planet = 7 years in the Earth).

Now, if we make …

plot-explanation interstellar
asked Dec 11 ’17 at 13:51

Daniel Ortega

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Wrong rotation of Endurance in Interstellar?

I don’t know whether anybody mentioned that, but I found this little uncertainty in a scene:

After they cross the wormhole near the Saturn and arrive to the other side, they start a discussion where …

interstellar
asked Aug 22 ’17 at 21:06

Kovács Gergely

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Why does the Endurance rotate in Interstellar?

In the 2014 film Interstellar, why does the spacecraft Endurance spin? I think it really has to do something with physics?
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asked Aug 11 ’17 at 18:04

roottraveller

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What is the significance of the robot names in Interstellar?

In Interstellar, robots are quite unconventional looking (which I have discussed already here), but they all have quite catchy names like TARS, KIPP, CASE and PLEX (in game).

So what is the …

character analysis interstellar
asked Jul 25 ’17 at 5:26

Ankit Sharma

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What happened to the other 9 astronauts?

In the beginning of the mission, it’s mentioned that 12 pioneers went out to try to find a new world for humanity. During the duration of the film, they only visit 3 of those 12 planets and respective …
plot-explanation interstellar
asked May 24 ’17 at 13:08

Mennyg

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Why is the Endurance still in “orbit”?

According to the flight plan in Interstellar the Endurance never entered orbit around Miller’s planet, which is further evidenced by the time dilation not experienced by Romilly. So how is it that …
plot-explanation interstellar
asked May 20 ’17 at 20:51

Moobie

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What really happened in the black hole in Interstellar? [duplicate]

I am always confused about the end of the movie Interstellar.

What really happened in that black hole? How could he survive in that black hole and then get out?

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asked Apr 24 ’17 at 16:47

Hirakjyoti Das

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Why doesn’t Murph tell her dad that she knew who the ‘ghost’ was?

In Interstellar, Cooper goes into the black hole and into the 5th dimension. There he starts communicating with his daughter in the past, which she thought was a ‘ghost’ trying to communicate with her….
plot-explanation interstellar
asked Mar 28 ’17 at 9:53

ITguy

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Who was Getty and why was he hostile towards Tom?

Near the end of the 2014 film Interstellar, the protagonist’s daughter Murph (Jessica Chastain) is in her old room while a man outside yells for her to hurry. The man outside is portrayed by Topher …
character interstellar
asked Feb 26 ’17 at 2:33

Omegacron

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Why didn’t Cooper exit the black hole thousands of years into the future after entering the event horizon? [duplicate]

In the scene where Cooper is sending a signal back to his daughter back on Earth, him and the robot are inside the event horizon for a few hours. However after they exit the black hole, it appears …
plot-explanation interstellar
asked Nov 30 ’16 at 15:14

JonathanReez

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Why were people led to believe that the Apollo mission was fake in Interstellar?

In the movie Interstellar, Cooper goes to school where he and Murph’s teachers have this conversation.
Teacher: It’s an old federal textbook. We’ve replaced them with the corrected versions.

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asked Nov 30 ’16 at 6:09

A J

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Is a corn-only diet sufficient enough for the nutritional needs of the human body?

In Interstellar, due to crop blight they can only grow corn now. But is corn really sufficient enough to fulfill the nutritional needs of the human body? All the characters seem healthy enough, how is …
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asked Nov 25 ’16 at 12:36

Ankit Sharma

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Why was the Chinese drone replaced with an Indian drone by the filmmakers?

In the beginning of Interstellar Cooper follows an Indian drone. There are claims all over the internet that the drone was supposed to be Chinese in the initial scripts, but was changed to an Indian …
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asked Nov 25 ’16 at 12:02

Ankit Sharma

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Why does Coop have to sneak out to rejoin Amelia Brand?

At the end of Intestellar,
Why does he do it secretly, stealing a spacecraft? He’s following the order of someone who, if not in charge anymore due to old age, at least should have enough leverage to …
plot-explanation interstellar
asked Nov 24 ’16 at 14:12

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