Matthew McConnaughey in Interstellar
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Christopher Nolan on Interstellar science

A leading scientific journal has called for the film Interstellar to be shown in school science lessons.

This follows a new insight into black holes as a result of producing the visual effects for the film.

Experts have also confirmed that the portrayal of "wormholes" is scientifically accurate.

Scientific papers have been published in the American Journal of Physics and in Classical and Quantum Gravity.

The director of Interstellar, Christopher Nolan spoke to BBC News about the importance of accurate science in making the movie.

Producer: Regan Morris

  • 23 Jun 2015
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