Top Ten Most Realistic Planets in Science Fiction

One of the worst examples of unrealistic science in movies is the overly simple alien planet. Oftentimes, our heroes will visit the desert planet, or the Irish planet. But the best extraterrestrial worlds in science fiction are the ones with variety and a realistic ecosystem. They have cities as well as countryside,… » 6/11/08 1:55pm 6/11/08 1:55pm


Of all the planets in this survey, Camazotz is the most similar to Earth. It even has Earth trees, like maples, pines and birches. But it's also the least varied — but only because the disembodied brain called IT has enforced super-conformity, in A Wrinkle In Time. Which could have its good points: just put the mind… » 6/11/08 1:42pm 6/11/08 1:42pm