Christopher Nolen's movie 'Interstellar' will be an epic space adventure encapsulating humanity's need to explore the Universe, but it's the visual effects for the movie that are garnering early attention. Continue reading →
In the sci-fi genre, tractor beams have long been the preferred method for moving things in outer space. In the real world, though, scientists may have just hit upon the ideal tractor beam, one that doesn't even need to run on infinite energy.
The newly discovered dino-era pterosaur looks to have been built for scooping up fish -- a lot of them. Continue reading →
'We used to look up in the sky and wonder at our place in the stars. Now we just look down and worry about our place in the dirt.' -- Matthew McConaughey Continue reading →
Recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan usher in a future in which it's difficult to tell man from machine.
A giant robot based on a Japanese anime character will get moving by 2019.
Scientists -- because you know they can't help themselves! -- are taking baby steps toward achieving the deep freeze some people want to stick themselves in when they die.
A physicist has revisited wormholes, potentially finding a way to send a signal through time. Continue reading →
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