How Star Trek changed NASA, helped save the whales, and more
Author Ryan Britt discusses his new book Phasers on Stun! How the Making (and Remaking) of Star Trek Changed the World
Are hydrogen-hungry microbes everything the body needs?
Maybe not, but they could change our food systems for the better.
How fungi can help feed future space colonies
Belter Kibble isn't far off from what future astronauts might eat.
A pan-African utopia in the stars
Scientist and author Maurice Broaddus talks about the backstory to his new space opera Sweep of Stars — and where the series is headed.
The Godzilla science guide you didn't know you needed
Atomic breath can serve an evolutionary purpose, too.
What is Beskar really made of?
Strong enough to withstand Sarlacc stomachs, Rancor teeth, and lightsaber strikes, Beskar is a metallurgical marvel far more advanced than any material we've forged on Earth.
The only Star Trek series that’s honest about technology
Pour one out for the crew of the NX-01.
What Leviathan Falls tells us about confronting existential threats
An intergalactic war against hostile aliens has a lesson for Earthlings today.
Is freeing everyone from the Matrix really a good idea?
Waking up billions of humans is the easy part. Figuring out how to pack them all into Zion will be much harder.