science: cocaine-fueled Hollywood-quantum matchup?

Don’t you love those Hollywood-excess parties, where Spiros Michalakis (research professor and manager of outreach at Caltech) is doing cocaine with a bunch of industry heavyweights and remarks “I have a lot of grant money from the National Science Foundation left over due to an accounting error, let’s blow it on a big-budget short film to promote awareness of some of the more speculative aspects of quantum mechanical theory… hell let’s make TWO short films and a ‘making of’ featurette! Quantum babyyyy!! <snort> Ahhhhh”

Today I learned that 3 years ago this actually happened, starting Stephen Hawking, Paul Rudd, Zoe Saldana, Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, … 🙃

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