September 8, 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the first voyage of the starship Enterprise and its crew in Star Trek. How much of Star Trek and other sci-fi movies and shows are science and how much is fiction? Check out these top resources on the science behind popular fiction from Star Trek to zombies.
Most people depend on sight more than any other sense to interact with the world. But millions of people worldwide are either blind or have impaired vision. Fortunately, modern medicine is finding ways to improve and even restore sight!
Countless TV shows, movies, and books have explored the wonderful idea of moving back and forth through time.
Ever wonder how to build a spaceship? There are a lot of things to consider, but thankfully Michio Kaku is here with some of his ideas to help.
Christopher Nolan’s movie Inception, has raised many questions about how dreams work and what is possible while dreaming. While we can monitor the brain activity of dreamers, relatively little is known about the content or purpose of dreams.
The Martian may have been one of the biggest hit movies of 2015, but what did real astronauts think of it? Read former CSA astronaut Robert Thirsk's review to find out!
Would developing Star Wars technologies actually require breaking any laws of physics? Surprisingly, the answer is often no.
Is invisibility real? Kind of. By manipulating your perception of how light rays interact with an object, you can see around or through the object.
This video from ASAP Science explains the science behind zombies.
John designs and create characters & Live Action Animatronic and Prosthetic Effects for Film, Television and Commercials
This video from SpreadingtheMuse looks at the different types of radiation and how the ways that radiation’s effects are (usually) misrepresented in popular culture often lead to misconceptions (view part 2).