Lightsaber

July 15, 2018

Star Trek technobabble: The science behind the science fiction

Star Wars is all action. You know, X-wings and lightsabers and fully armed and operational battle stations. Star Trek — at least, the original series, The Next […]
January 23, 2016

Can there really be a planet in our solar system that we don't know about?

How skeptical should we be, and how will we find out if this mystery planet is really out there? Scientists have long suspected that our solar […]
December 18, 2015

Star Wars-style lightsaber spotted in space by Nasa

Nasa has spotted a huge lightsaber cutting through space, in an area of space clouds where new stars are born. The agency has released images of […]
March 4, 2014

The Five Most Intimidating Sci-fi Weapons

Many a piece of science fiction has that moment where the hero is in a very bad scrape, fighting for their life, and then gets out […]