Science Of Sci-Fi

Scientists Are Bringing Fallout’s Protectron to Life With This Firefighting Robot

Fallout 4 was literally one of the best videogames of 2015, earning itself a nomination for the title but ultimately losing out to the...

Zain Charkawi
Thursday, 18 February 2016 - 8:19PM

Computer Analysis Visually Represents the Complexity and Scale of the Star Wars Universe

The Star Wars universe is ever-expanding.

Janey Tracey
Wednesday, 10 February 2016 - 10:47AM

Watch: Canadian Inventor Recreates Scene From The Dark Knight Returns With a Homemade Exoskeleton and a Mini Cooper

There’s probably not a person in the world who doesn’t know about Batman’s armored Batsuit now that it’s been so heavily...

Zain Charkawi
Saturday, 30 January 2016 - 9:05PM

Watch a Step-By-Step Demonstration for Building a DIY Life-Size BB-8

This could be your favorite Star Wars toy yet.

Janey Tracey
Friday, 29 January 2016 - 9:52AM

Scientists Prove Spider-Man Is Possible with Gecko Gloves

Could a human ever scale a wall like Spider-Man?

Janey Tracey
Thursday, 28 January 2016 - 11:44AM

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