Star Trek

September 20, 2018

Researchers discover planet Vulcan from Star Trek — sort of

‘Super-Earth’ planet is just 16 light-years from Earth Star Trek fans take note: the planet Vulcan is real. It may not be inhabited by green-blooded, pointy-eared, humanoids […]
July 28, 2018

Lando, Luke, and Leia (non-CGI) return for Star Wars: Episode IX

J.J. Abrams: “We were never going to recast, or use a CG character.” Lucasfilm took the wraps off the primary players for the next Star Wars film on […]
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 […]
February 9, 2017

‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’ documentary in the works

It’s finally time to go deep on Deep Space Nine. In the Star Trek universe, Deep Space Nine is not necessarily one of its brightest stars. […]
January 19, 2017

Star Trek: Discovery gets delayed again, this time until “question mark”

Show was supposed to debut in January, then in May, and now who knows? If you’ve been waiting patiently for CBS to release it’s new Star Trek […]
November 1, 2015

Arrowhead: the sci-fi movie from the Australian suburbs

Jesse O’Brien started by building a space ship in his living room. “We spent all our spare time for three or four months slowly building this […]
October 30, 2015

Does Science Drive the Success of 'Star Trek'?

With several "Star Trek" fan projects getting funded by independent crowdsourcing platforms lately, it's clear the franchise still has a lot of support after nearly five decades since "Star Trek: The Original Series" first aired.
May 4, 2015

Is NASA about to crack interstellar travel?

NASA has a well-deserved reputation for making the unthinkable a reality. So what are we to make of it when a handful of NASA scientists quietly […]
March 3, 2015

Canadians 'Spocking' their currency in tribute to Leonard Nimoy

Since Friday, the world has been grieving the passing of Leonard Nimoy, with many touching tributes to the man best known for his role as Spock on “Star […]