10 Science Facts That Will Ruin Your Favourite Sci-Fi Movies

9. The Bomb Is WAY Too Small - Armageddon

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It may be hard to believe, but Transformers director/ notable workplace nightmare Michael Bay has in fact relied on some questionable science for his explosive blockbuster efforts.

Take 1998's Armageddon, a film so gung-ho it manages to turn an inanimate rock into a villain worth bombing.

Okay, first of all this flick's so-called ”asteroid the size of Texas” would apparently be visible by the naked eye from earth’s surface well before the time that our heroes in the film even notice its existence, let alone decide to do something about it.

Not only that, but the bomb they rely on to blow the thing up (it's not a smart movie) would need to be, oh, about a billion times more powerful than the one featured in the movie.

But hey, this is just according to a NASA researcher. What would they know that the director of the Divinyl's "I Touch Myself" video wouldn't?


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