Science Of Sci-Fi

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

Build Your Own Iron Man 'Jet Shoes' With NASA's New Public Patent

This is one of those moments where science-fiction transcends "fiction."  NASA has long held a patent for Iron Man-style "jet...

Matthew Loffhagen
Thursday, 26 October 2017 - 10:02AM

How Sci-Fi Movies Get Mutants (and Evolution) Wrong

  Recently, a large-scale genetics study examined DNA from 215,000 participants to determine how and where the human genome might be...

Dan Koboldt
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 - 1:16PM

21st Century Problems: How NOT To Fall In Love With A Chatbot

If Ex Machina has taught us anything, except that Oscar Isaacs has some incredible dance moves in his arsenal of talents, it's that...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 11:37AM

Nvidia Has Built a Real-Life Virtual Reality Holodeck

As the ability to wander around artificial simulated worlds becomes easier thanks to developments in virtual reality technology, many...

Matthew Loffhagen
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 - 10:57AM

Could DARPA's Brain Uploads Lead To 'Matrix' Military Training?

With all the movies and TV shows currently streaming online, who has time to learn a new language or some other cognitive skill...

Andrew LaSane
Monday, 09 October 2017 - 11:22AM

The Most Powerful Weapons In The Sci-Fi Universe

Understanding one's tools is important, but it's especially paramount when dealing with weapons. Whether you're a Green Beret raising,...

K.S. Anthony
Thursday, 05 October 2017 - 4:43PM

How The Fastest Ships In The Universe Stack Up

While Elon Musk works on getting us to condos on Mars with SpaceX or, at the very least, trying to close the temporal gap of coastal...

K.S. Anthony
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 - 2:33PM

Indie Developer DreamSail Games Creates a Mecha VR Game That's Essentially 'Pacific Rim'

Every kid who saw the original Nintendo Power Glove had the same thought: the future is now, and it is awesome. For this...

Chris Mahon
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 - 3:10PM

How ‘Hollywood Weapons’ Green Beret Host Terry Schappert Would Train The Rebel Alliance in ‘Star Wars'

During a conversation with retired Green Beret Master Sergeant Terry Schappert, you could find yourself talking about anything. He is...

K.S. Anthony
Monday, 02 October 2017 - 3:55PM

Dr. Janina Scarlet Talks About Using Superhero Comics With Psychology

Just in time for New York Comic-Con, we interviewed psychologist Janina Scarlet about her book, Superhero Therapy! Dr. Scarlet...

Chris Mahon
Friday, 29 September 2017 - 4:03PM

New 'Science and Star Wars' Episode Shows How Close We Are to Having Real-Life Droids

The droids of Star Wars may not seem like the most spectacular element of the franchise's mythos, but they're actually...

Matthew Loffhagen
Wednesday, 27 September 2017 - 11:36AM

Maker Faire: Fan Filmmakers Explain How to Make Props Cheaply

Until the day comes when we can make real speeder bikes from Return of the Jedi, or a Rick and Morty portal gun, we'll have to...

Jonathan Kesh
Saturday, 23 September 2017 - 2:41PM