Tag: nanofilm

Eleventh Hour: Nanofilms

By Eric Wolff | February 27, 2009 4:48 pm

Eleventh Hour LogoA small part of me despaired after last night’s Eleventh Hour: A virus passed by skin-to-skin contact  caused a self-generating nanofilm of metal to spread all over the skin, which then made everyone with the disease susceptible to lightning strikes. In the immortal word of Bill Cosby: Right.

But start reading enough about nanofilm, and anyone would discover there’s actually some real science out there that can justify parts of this plot. Think of the episode as a kind of pointillist canvas, with each dot of discovery forming the big picture of a Sci Fi plot device.

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