Science Of Sci-Fi

New Model Shows That Time Travel Is Possible, But Naturally, There's a Catch

If given the opportunity, most of us would jump at the chance to travel through time. It's something that sci-fi nerds and writers...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 17 December 2018 - 10:56AM

Deep Learning AI Makes 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Better By Adding Harrison Ford

First of all, this is not going to be a debate about what was or wasn't wrong with Solo: A Star Wars Story or a discussion about why...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 17 October 2018 - 9:58AM

The One Word That Separates Humans From Robots in New Minimal Turing Test Isn't What You'd Expect

The book Everybody Poops is a fun way to teach children about the wonders of potty training, but the author may want to be update it...

Andrew LaSane
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 11:51AM

Trekkies Rejoice! Astronomers Have Found Spock's Home World, Planet Vulcan... Sort Of

According to a recent study led by University of Florida astronomer Jian Ge and published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical...

Andrew LaSane
Friday, 14 September 2018 - 1:19PM

Ancient Fossils Found Containing Wasps That Kill From Within, Xenomorph Style

As far as iconic horror movie monsters go, the xenomorphs from the Alien franchise are among the scariest because of the invasiveness...

Andrew LaSane
Thursday, 30 August 2018 - 11:59AM

We May Finally Know What Dinosaur DNA Looked Like, But Will Scientists Clone a T-Rex?

If you've seen Jurassic Park then you probably remember the scene where they are given a crash course in the science of bringing...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 27 August 2018 - 1:16PM

NASA's 3-D Printed Mars Habitat Contest Winners Offer Us A Look At A Martian Future

Five teams from the United States are sharing in a $100,000 prize in the latest stage of NASA's 3D-Printed Habitat Centennial...

Super User
Tuesday, 07 August 2018 - 10:47AM

This Bizarre Real-Life 'Westworld' Robot is Much Less Dangerous Than It Sounds

So far as we know, the robotic hosts from Westworld don't exist in real life yet. Part of that is because nearly every humanoid robot...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 21 April 2018 - 12:10PM

An Astrophysicist Says Isaac Asimov's Legendary Sci-Fi Planet 'Kalgash' Could Be Real

Isaac Asimov's 1990 novel Nightfall takes place on Kalgash, a planet illuminated by a ring of stars that only sees nightfall once...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 09 April 2018 - 12:45PM

Google's New AI Predicts Future Heart Attacks By Scanning Your Eye

Heart disease is the leading cause of death around the world.We're not, as a species, doing ourselves any favors in this regard. Tasty...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 - 10:30AM

Scientist Claims Immortality Is Coming... But There's A Catch

Death is such a pain. There's no opt-out, and decomposing is a hassle.Not for long, though. According to scientist Dr. Ian Pearson,...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 20 February 2018 - 9:16AM

Marvel Asked Scientists if a Real 'Ego the Living Planet' Could Possibly Exist

When Kurt Russell appeared in Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, he portrayed one of the comic book publisher's more...

Jonathan Kesh
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 - 8:37PM

One Person 3D Printed Amazing Sci-Fi Things For a Full Year

For anyone who wants to get into 3D printing, the biggest obstacles right now are the costs (both the printer itself and materials...

Jonathan Kesh
Thursday, 11 January 2018 - 9:26PM

Conspiracy? Country Music Star Wants Taco Bell To Stop Joking About The Illuminati

While everyone is quite aware that fast food isn't something that you should eat on a regular basis, few would claim that any...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 10 January 2018 - 2:58PM

See the 'Stranger Things' Upside Down in Augmented Reality

Anyone who's seen Stranger Things will know that it's unwise to enter the Upside Down flippantly. The air in this strange alternate...

Matthew Loffhagen
Friday, 05 January 2018 - 6:25PM

NASA Goes Full Jedi, Channels Mace Windu With Purple Laser

We all know that Mace Windu is the coolest Jedi Master.Sure, Yoda's funny, and Obi Wan is always classy, and there was that time that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 28 December 2017 - 9:29AM

Scientists Baffled Over Half-Preserved Dinosaur-Like Corpse Found In India

Scientists are trying to identify the remains of a dinosaur-like creature found in India.

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 11:04AM

Imgur User Makes Working 'Fallout'-Inspired Coil Gun

An Imgur user has created a working coil gun inspired by 'Fallout's' Gauss Rifle.

Chris Mahon
Thursday, 21 December 2017 - 10:19AM

Watch the Death Star's Construction in This Incredible Time-Lapse Video

If you've ever imagined what it would take to actually build the Death Star, you finally have an answer. Despite having its own...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 19 December 2017 - 11:49AM

Real-Life Thor Creates Flying Hammer That Returns to His Hand

Over the last five years, YouTube has seen a rise in incredibly capable tech hobbyists with access to advanced machine tooling and a...

Chris Mahon
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 11:14AM