Science Of Sci-Fi

The Truth is Right Here: Scientist Finds Large-Scale Conspiracies Are Unsustainable

In real life, the X-Files government conspiracy would collapse on itself.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 26 January 2016 - 5:25PM

Because Science: How TR-8R's Baton Repels a Lightsaber

Here's how the coolest Stormtrooper in Star Wars: The Force Awakens fights against the power of lightsabers.

Janey Tracey
Saturday, 23 January 2016 - 10:35AM

The Science of The X-Files: How Global Warming Could Create a Race of Mutant Humans

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 22 January 2016 - 3:31PM

The Science of The X-Files: Cryonics, Immortality, and Psychic Talking Heads

The X-Files delves into the science of immortality.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 21 January 2016 - 2:20PM

New Star Wars-Inspired Armor Will Make You Look Just Like Boba Fett

Check out this awesome, Star Wars-inspired armor.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 - 5:30PM

The Science of The X-Files: "2Shy" and the Science of Vampires Who Suck Fat Out of Your Body

In the latest installment of the Science of the X-Files, we explore the real-life science of one of the show's grossest baddies.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 - 2:27PM

Here's Why Spider-Man Would Need Size 100 Feet to Scale Walls

A human could climb walls like Spider-Man, but they would need really, really big feet.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 19 January 2016 - 11:13AM

The Science of The X-Files: Could Extraterrestrials Use Bees to Proliferate an Alien Virus?

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 18 January 2016 - 4:06PM

The Science of The X-Files: Evil Eves and the Dangers of Human Cloning

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Friday, 15 January 2016 - 5:34PM

The Science of the X-Files: Why the Alien Conspiracy Probably Wasn't a Hoax

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 14 January 2016 - 5:00PM

The Science of The X-Files: Chernobyl, Genetic Hybridism, and the Science of the Flukeman

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 - 5:23PM

The Science of The X-Files: The Real-Life Biology of Parasitic Ice Worms from Outer Space

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 - 5:35PM

The Science of The X-Files: Can Extraterrestrial Life Survive a Trip to Earth on a Meteorite?

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 11 January 2016 - 3:45PM

The Science of The X-Files: The Black Oil Virus and Pathogens That Make You Commit Suicide

The X-Files black oil virus greatly resembles a real-life amoeba.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 08 January 2016 - 10:29AM

The Science of The X-Files: That Time Scientists Claimed They Found Extraterrestrial Life in Meteorites

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 07 January 2016 - 2:20PM

The Science of The X-Files: Leonard Betts and the Science of Head Regeneration

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 - 10:03AM

The Science of The X-Files: How Baby Peacock from "Home" Could Actually Exist

It's January, X-Files fans, which means we have less than a month to wait before our favorite alien conspiracy show returns for a...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 - 11:59AM

Edge of Tomorrow Fan Builds DIY Exosuit from Household Items

Edge of Tomorrow was little-watched and vastly underrated, but people who love it, really love it. Just take for example this...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 January 2016 - 5:03PM

Real Scientific Study Says We're "Grossly Unprepared" for a Zombie Apocalypse

A zombie apocalypse is probably fairly low on humanity's list of concerns; we're much more likely to be wiped out by nuclear war,...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 January 2016 - 3:25PM

Mark Zuckerberg Is Trying to Build His Very Own Jarvis

Happy New Year, tech enthusiasts! As his New Year's resolution, mad scientist Mark Zuckerberg is attempting to create his very own...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 04 January 2016 - 12:32PM