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Peter John Ross
Vincent P. Lowrey,
The science projects and kids in the background of the science fair scenes were actual NYC middle school students with real science projects which were submitted to the NYC borough-wide science fair. These scenes were filmed over a three day period at the Penta Hotel in NYC on 33rd St. See more »
During the process of making the sphere of plutonium Paul doesn't use any type of protection (filter) from airborne plutonium particles. There is a high probability of death when plutonium is inhaled. As a minimum it results in radiation sickness. See more »
Dr. John Matthewson:
Now, the beta synchrotron sends the electrons through this magnet which bends the course of them down to the reaction vessel. Stay away from that elbow joint. All right. Bran, you want to get that? Now, this is a tunable excimer laser. It's tuned to the exact resonance of the plutonium-239 that's in the reaction vessel down at that end. Now, I think we're all set. Hit it.
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Totally unlikable protagonist, waste of time, go rent Wargames!
Tedious, preachy movie with bratty, smug, arrogant protagonist... you're hoping, hoping, hoping that he gets killed! Only John Lithgow is any good, but they give him a lame, self-righteous and overly long speech at the end... don't waste your time... go rent Wargames! A much better and smarter anti-war film!
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