Science Of Sci-Fi

The Week In Science - 5 Ways Science Caught Up With Science Fiction

Self-sufficient water-based habitats, a rabbit heart kept alive with synthetic materials and a potential mission to Jupiter's moon...

Kieran Dickson
Sunday, 09 March 2014 - 4:50PM

Could A Gravity-Style Disaster Actually Strike Earth's Satellites?

The terrifying events depicted in Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity were all started by one explosion on a satellite orbiting Earth, which...

Kieran Dickson
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 - 12:00PM

10 Sci-Fi Technologies That Already Exist

If we are to believe Hollywood, the future is a scary place. There are giant aliens, swarms of aliens and Nazis living on the moon,...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 17 October 2013 - 12:25PM

DeGrasse Tyson Cares Not For Gravity's Charms

When I watched Alfonso Cuaron's Gravity last week, I was absolutely blown away by just about every aspect of it, from the visuals to...

Kieran Dickson
Monday, 07 October 2013 - 12:37PM

Scientists Create New Matter Resembling Lightsabers

Scientists at the Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms have made a discovery that might just put us one step closer to real life...

Kieran Dickson
Thursday, 26 September 2013 - 11:36AM

M.I.T Course Aims To Make Sci-Fi Tech A Reality

Teleportation, robotic exoskeletons and flying cars. These are just a few of the technological marvels on display throughout this...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 - 5:09PM

What Hyperspace Would Really Look Like

Hollywood got it wrong. That’s what a team of student scientists says about the depiction of Hyperspace travel in some of our...

Kieran Dickson
Tuesday, 26 March 2013 - 3:38PM