James Cameron Will Finally Start Filming His 'Avatar' Sequels Next Week

It's finally happening. After literally years of threatening to make more Avatar movies, James Cameron is finally putting his money...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 8:15PM

Two Engineers Create an Underwater Jetpack to 'Fly Through Water'

Sometimes, great discoveries don't take lots of research, experimentation, and effort. Gluing together a few commonplace (or not so...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 7:41PM

Watch an Exclusive Clip From Tonight's Explosion-Filled Episode of 'The Orville'

An interesting piece of sci-fi trivia: the iconic transporters in the original Star Trek series came about mainly because the...

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 3:54PM

The Air Force Wants to Begin Testing Lasers on Gunships Next Year

Military gunships have enough guns already, but what they don't have enough of is frickin' lasers. That gross oversight may be fixed...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 11:27AM

Ron Howard May Have Just Tweeted a Major 'Han Solo' Spoiler

Based on the shady backstory that Han Solo gives in A New Hope, there are a few key events that are obviously going to go down in...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 21 September 2017 - 10:09AM

Tesla is Developing Their Own Self-Driving AI Chip with AMD

For someone who's dead certain that artificial intelligence will one day lead to a Skynet-style robot apocalypse that will wipe out...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 8:54PM

Knightscope Unveils a Robot Security Guard for All-Terrain Patrols

Robot security guards aren't necessarily a perfected technology just yet. Among the stories of robots awkwardly tripping in...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 7:45PM

The YouTube Inventor Who Built a Working Hoverbike Now Has His Own Show

Colin Furze has made a name for himself building crazy DIY projects like a working thermite launcher, a backyard hover-bike, and a...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 3:51PM

Aliens and AI: André Bormanis Explores the Science Behind 'The Orville'

  The Orville is Seth MacFarlane's take on a Star Trek-style space adventure, complete with new galaxy, ship, and crew (who still...

Chris Mahon
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 11:51AM

Linda Hamilton Will Officially Return to the 'Terminator' Franchise as Sarah Connor

The phrase "Shut up and take my money" (introduced by Futuruma back in 2010) has been overused in internet memes, but this is one...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 11:14AM

New 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' Photos Show Off the First Order, Canto Bight, and Weird Aliens

Considering how long we've all been waiting for The Last Jedi, it feels odd that this movie isn't actually here yet. Episode VIII is...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 - 10:11AM

Columbia Researchers Create Artificial Humanoid Muscles for Robots

As impressive as modern robot designs might be, humanity's attempts to build artificial shells for our computers still pale in...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 - 8:52PM

Official 'Science and Star Wars' Web Show Launches on Facebook

It's pretty clear that Lucasfilm is well aware of the importance of good online content.It wasn't unwarranted for The Star Wars Show...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 - 6:46PM

Teenager Max Miller Raises $300K to Teach Coding and 3-D Printing to Kids With Cancer

These days, kids are growing up in a world with X-ray vision drones, cute personal robots, 3-D printed Mario Karts, and giant mechs....

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 - 2:48PM

Six Scientists Emerge From an Isolation Dome After an Eight-Month Mars Simulation

One of the next stamps on humanity's galactic passport is Mars, but before we can get an astronaut there, we have to make sure they're...

Andrew LaSane
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 - 11:22AM

Jason Isaacs Says His Character in 'Star Trek: Discovery' Is a "Wartime Leader"

Jason Isaacs has been speaking about his role in Star Trek: Discovery, and based on what he has to say, audiences might not end up...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 19 September 2017 - 10:12AM

Fossilized Space Dust Can Teach Us About the Solar System's Formation

There's no denying that fossils are pretty cool. From the humble swirly ammonite to the towering T-Rex, there's plenty to get excited...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 18 September 2017 - 8:32PM

McLaren Has Built Bionic Armor For a Real Life Tony Stark

Once upon a time, television audiences of the 1970s marveled at The Six Million Dollar Man, essentially a superhero cut from the...

Matthew Loffhagen
Monday, 18 September 2017 - 7:04PM

Check Out the Bomb-Defusal Robot That Can Be Controlled in Virtual Reality

Bomb disposal is one of the most frightening, high-pressure, high-risk jobs out there. It's as life-threatening as it is intricate and...

Chelsea Gohd
Monday, 18 September 2017 - 12:01PM

The New Posters For 'Blade Runner 2049' Crank the Cyberpunk-Noir Aesthetic to 11

Blade Runner 2049, directed by Denis Villeneuve, is set to hit theaters worldwide this October, 35 years after the original film wowed...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 18 September 2017 - 11:16AM