Star Trek

vulcan

Scientists Find 'Super-Earth' In Star System From 'Star Trek'

Like Spock's home world Vulcan, this newly discovered exoplanet orbits the 40 Eridani triple star system.
Becky Ferreira
3 days ago
hEALTH tech

These Plasma Patches Could Replace Antibiotics to Treat Chronic Wounds

The German company Coldplasmatech is using the weirdest state of matter to fight superbugs and accelerate healing.
Becky Ferreira
6.6.18
Star Trek

Bidding on This Rare Version of the Star Trek Enterprise Starts at $40,000

The design was created for “Star Trek: Planet of the Titans,” a film that was never made. It was later used in an episode of “Star Trek: The Next Generation.”
Kaleigh Rogers
5.30.18
life finds a way

A Brief History of Dinosaurs in Space

From 'Star Trek' to 'Dinosaucers,' exodinosaurs have held a mirror to humanity's hopes and anxieties.
Becky Ferreira
5.29.18
checkmate

The Story of 'Hyperchess,' a 3D Chess Game Inspired by Star Trek

Max Chappell spent a lifetime developing an outlandish 3D chess game and selling it at Star Trek conventions.
Jason Johnson
1.19.18
Science Fiction

Forget Quentin Tarantino, the Next Great 'Star Trek' Movie Is About its Fans

‘Please Stand By’ might be the loving tribute to Trek we all deserve.
Matthew Gault
12.6.17
tv

'Star Trek: Discovery' Challenges Viewers With the Show's First Unethical Captain

Gabriel Lorca pushes the Federation’s ideals to the breaking point.
Matthew Gault
10.19.17
GOOD or BAD

Is ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ GOOD or BAD?

Motherboard writers beef.
Jordan Pearson & Kaleigh Rogers
10.13.17
Reviews

'Star Trek: Discovery' Effortlessly Demonstrates Why TV Needs More Diversity

This is the science fiction we need right now.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.25.17
punch it

How the 'Star Trek' Punch Became the Worst Fight Move on TV

And yet, it's totally iconic.
Jordan Pearson
9.19.17
Star Trek IRL

Scientists Created a ‘Star Trek’-Style Holodeck for Animals

Beam me up, Nemo!
Jacob Dubé
8.21.17
tech

Old-Generation Laptop Found Running UI from 'Star Trek: The Next Generation'

Laptop runs the LCARS24 interface mod that transforms Windows 98 into something Captain Picard would use.
Leif Johnson
1.25.17