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Top Ten Highlights from Our 'Science of Star Wars' SDCC Panel

Thank you to everyone who came to our panel at SDCC! We had a ton of fun, as panelists Fon Davis (production designer, Star Wars...

Janey Tracey
Monday, 13 July 2015 - 3:26PM

Astrobiologists Are Trying to Make a Real-Life Tricorder, and Other Highlights from NASA's SDCC panel

Thursday is generally a less eventful day at SDCC, but NASA's "Turning Science Fiction into Science Fact" panel did not disappoint....

Janey Tracey
Monday, 13 July 2015 - 1:07PM

Japan Accepts America's Challenge to a Giant Robot Duel

"Just building something huge and sticking guns on it... It's super American."

Janey Tracey
Monday, 06 July 2015 - 4:32PM

Scientists Declare First 'Asteroid Day' to Raise Awareness of Global Threat

Millions of years ago, an asteroid impact caused a massive extinction event that wiped many species, including the dinosaurs, off...

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 30 June 2015 - 2:39PM

Algae: The Future of Just About Everything

From biofuels to a future source of space food, algae might just be the most important substance in all of science.

Alexandra Grunberg
Saturday, 27 June 2015 - 11:05AM

NASA Testing 'Science Fiction' Holographic Goggles for Astronauts on the ISS

A few months ago, NASA announced their intention to develop augmented reality goggles to assist astronauts living on the ISS. At the...

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 25 June 2015 - 3:29PM

Star Wars Style Hoverbikes Snapped Up by the US Military

Just like jetpacks will soon be changing the face of EMTs, Star Wars style hoverbikes may soon be coming to the military.A deal...

Noelle Phansalkar
Wednesday, 24 June 2015 - 12:23PM

3 Revolutionary Robots Based on Members of the Animal Kingdom

Science and science fiction alike have often used human beings as the basis for robot design and advancement. From the humanoid...

Alexandra Grunberg
Friday, 19 June 2015 - 4:56PM

Pepper, The 'World's First Emotional Robot,' Goes on Sale This Weekend

Pepper can not only read emotions, but has "evolved" to have emotions of its own.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 2:17PM

NASA Announces 'All Systems Go' for Mission to Europa's Alien Ocean

NASA will soon travel to Europa in hopes of discovering alien life.

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 12:37PM

The Key To Finding Extraterrestrial Life is Right Here at Home

Understanding how life survives in Earth's most inhospitable habitats could be key to finding extraterrestrial life.

Noelle Phansalkar
Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 12:23PM

NASA Now Uploading Ultra HD Video of Life in Outer Space

NASA is uploading gorgeous, high-definition video that will give you the best idea of what it's like to live on the ISS.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 9:58AM

The Oldest Depiction of the Universe Was Made in 1600 BCE

The first model of the night sky was made in the Bronze Age.

Janey Tracey
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 - 4:07PM

This Real-Life Jetpack Could Help Emergency Workers Save Lives

The future transportation vehicle of EMT and first responders is here. Meet the jetpack that could one day help first responders save...

Noelle Phansalkar
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 - 3:07PM

The Science of Ant-Man - Exploring the Reality of a Shrinking Superhero

How would the human body cope with being shrunk down to 'Ant Size'?

Alexandra Grunberg
Monday, 15 June 2015 - 2:45PM

ESA May Have Finally Found Long-Lost Philae Lander

After getting lost in space back in November, the plucky Philae lander may have finally been found.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 12 June 2015 - 10:34AM

Pornhub is Crowdfunding to Make the First Adult Film in Space

Two adult film actors may be the first to have sex in space.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 June 2015 - 11:18AM

Will Animals Overthrow Humanity? The Surprising Plausibility of CBS's Sci-Fi Drama 'Zoo'

What if animals banded together to try to take back the world from humanity? The question sounds pretty absurd, but it’s a question...

Alexandra Grunberg
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 - 2:45PM

7 Real-Life Military Technologies That are Straight Out of Science Fiction

If there’s one thing science fiction loves to predict, it’s future warfare. Unfortunately, the real world is offering up plenty of...

Johnny Brayson
Monday, 08 June 2015 - 5:57PM

Paleontologist Explains Why Jurassic World is More Scientifically Viable Than Jurassic Park

When it comes to pulling a John Hammond and cloning dinosaurs, the scientific community is generally agreed that a real-life Jurassic...

Kieran Dickson
Friday, 05 June 2015 - 4:41PM