It might be called "fantasy" for a reason, but it turns out that even some of the most magical elements of "Game of Thrones" — the super-popular book series that became a super-popular HBO series — has some roots in science. Even better, knowing how can teach us even more about how real-world science works. Here are five lessons you can learn about real science from the fantasy world of the Seven Kingdoms. (We'll do our best to avoid any spoilers).
1. Chemistry: Wildfire
2. Linguistics: Dothraki
3. Engineering: The Wall
4. Neuroscience: Hodor
5. Planetary Science: Winter Is Coming
Written by Ashley Hamer May 1, 2019
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