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Stray Hydrogen Atoms Become Deadly for Starships Traveling At Light Speed
You guys put up shields, right?
Scientists Stun Nematode Worms With UV Phaser Straight Out Of Star Trek
Star Trek introduced the world to a wide range of fictional technology, most of which, like beaming or warp drive,...
Fabric Antenna Could Yield Star Trek-like Clothing-Phones
Ever dreamed of having a personal communicator built right into your clothing, a la Star Trek? That dream might be...
10 Things We Wish Were On Gene Roddenberry’s Hard Drive
The sci-fi writer's Mac is up for sale; what could be hidden inside?
“Quantum Quest” Brings Cassini to the Big Screen (Starring William Shatner as Every Star in the Universe)
Harry Kloor may be the world’s most well-rounded nerd. He is the only person to have earned doctorates in physics...
Is Warp Speed Possible? We Ask a String Theorist
PopSci talks to futurist Michio Kaku about the (not necessarily) impossible physics of Star Trek
Does the new Star Trek movie represent a turning point in our culture?
PopSci’s Guide to Summer Sci-Tech Movies 2009
Will antimatter destroy the Catholic Church? Will Kirk beat up aliens? Will any of it sound even slightly plausible?
More Science of Star Trek: Phaser Edition
The puzzling technology of high-tech weapons
J.J. Abrams Gets Lost Again
The new Fox series Fringe begins with a plane crash and ends with a whole lot of scientific freakiness. We spoke with creator J.J. Abrams about his latest show and what makes technology the perfect medium for dramatic terror