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Nov 25, 2014 11:55 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Sci-fi fans who hope humanity can one day zoom to distant corners of the universe via wormholes, as astronauts do in the recent film 'Interstellar,' shouldn't hold their breath.
Nov 24, 2014 03:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Many of the physics theories explained in the movie 'Interstellar' are being investigated by the world's most powerful particle accelerator, which is awesome. Continue reading →
Nov 8, 2014 07:31 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
'Interstellar' promised a science-filled, epic space adventure. But it didn't deliver. Continue reading →
Oct 29, 2014 04:08 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Oct 22, 2014 12:20 PM ET
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.
Sep 11, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The newly discovered dino-era pterosaur looks to have been built for scooping up fish -- a lot of them. Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
'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 →
Jul 16, 2014 09:10 AM ET // AFP
Recent robotic breakthroughs in Japan usher in a future in which it's difficult to tell man from machine.
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