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Watch: Stephen Colbert and Neil DeGrasse Tyson Debate Science Of Star Trek 2009′s Red Matter December 2, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Science/Technology,Star Trek (2009 film),Viral Video/Mashup/Images , comments closed

On his Comedy Central show Stephen Colbert often makes Star Trek references so it isn’t a surprise that when he sat down for a chat about science with astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson the subject turned to Trek. See below for a video where Tyson and Colbert opine on the scientific accuracy of the "red matter" from the 2009 Star Trek movie.

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Science Saturday: Mars Mission Launch Today + Underwater Brinicle + Botched Russian Spacecraft + More November 26, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

Welcome back to Science Saturday! This week: watch the launch of Mars Science Laboratory today, live on NASA TV, witness the underwater “icicle of death” caught on film for the first time, and duck and cover from falling botched Russian Mars mission. All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: NeverWet superhydrophobic spray.

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Science Saturday: Mars 500 + Asteroid Flyby + New Element Names + New ET Search + More November 5, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

This week in Science Saturday: Welcome the Mars 500 crew out of their 520-day simulated Mars mission, watch a huge asteroid whiz close by Earth, add three elements to the periodic table, and find alien life by searching for night lights. All this and more, plus our (weird) gadget of the week: the USB eye warmer.

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Science Saturday: Roddenberry Research Center + Skeptic-Funded Climate Study + A Star is Born + Tractor Beam Tech + More October 22, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

Bored during your late-night duty shift in Cargo Bay 2? Take a break and read about this week’s science news! This week: Roddenbery’s new stem cell research center, the results of a skeptic-funded climate change study, witness a star being born (literally), and try out the new astronaut tractor beam! All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: the Holodesk!

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Science Saturday: FTL Neutrinos Debunked + All-Electric Aircraft + Rename the VLA + Mysterious Sunrise + More October 15, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

Welcome back to Science Saturday! This week: Debunk those faster-than-light neutrinos, take a flight in an all-electric aircraft, rename the Very Large Array, and see a mysterious Argentinian sunrise. All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: the throwable panoramic ball camera!

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ScienceSaturday: Reusable Rocket + New Mercurian Views + Chinese Space Lab + Ancient Chariots + More October 1, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

In this week’s ScienceSaturday, reduce, reuse, and recycle an entire rocket; see Mercury as it’s never been seen before; witness the launch of China’s first ever space laboratory; and uncover an entire fleet of 2,500 year old chariots in China. All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: AlphaDog robot!

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Science Saturday: FTL Neutrinos + UARS’ Fall to Earth + Record Your Dreams + Happy Equinox! September 24, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

This week in Science Saturday: travel faster than light (?) on the back of a neutrino, watch a satellite fall to its doom, record your dreams on video, and celebrate the Autumnal Equinox! Read on for your weekly sciencey fix!

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Science Monday: Backyard Supernova + Newborn Stars + Lunar Pizza + New Mars Crater + More September 5, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

Ready for this week’s science fix? Welcome to Science Monday. This week: Spot a supernova from your own backyard (with nothing but a pair of binoculars!), watch a star being born, order pizza — on the moon, and discover Endeavor crater with Mars rover Opportunity! All this and more, plus our picture of the week: a look at Earth from Juno.

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Science Saturday: Diamond Planet + Star-Swallowing Black Hole + Super Supernova + NASA Sci-Fi Novels August 27, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

Welcome back to a long overdue edition of Science Saturday. This week: make three ground-breaking astronomical discoveries including a diamond planet, a star-swallowing black hole, and the supernova of a generation. Also, team up with NASA and Tor/Forge Books to create NASA-inspired sci-fi novels.

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Entire Star Trek TV Library Now Streaming On Amazon Prime August 19, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Review,Science/Technology,Trek on TV,Web , comments closed

Last month Amazon and CBS announced they will be adding Star Trek to the Amazon Prime streaming video offering. And this week the entire Star Trek TV catalog went online. More details below plus an early review/comparison between the Amazon and Netflix streaming services for Star Trek.  

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Science Saturday: New Pluto Moon + Dawn Orbits Vesta + Shuttle Refurb + Gale Crater Next Mars Target July 23, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

Welcome back to Science Saturday! This week, discover Pluto’s new moon thanks to Hubble, see the first ever close-up view of asteroid Vesta, learn how the space shuttles will become museum pieces, and explore Gale Crater with the next Mars rover! All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: bionic glasses!

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Shuttle Era Ends – Atlantis Welcomed Home To Star Trek Voyager Theme July 21, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Science/Technology,TOS,Trek Franchise , comments closed

The space shuttle program came to an end this morning when Shuttle Atlantis landed at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. And once again Star Trek was part of the event with NASA playing the theme to Star Trek: Voyager as the shuttle was towed home for the last time. Watch video of the event below.  

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CBS Releases Official Star Trek PADD for iPad [UPDATED] July 11, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Merchandise,Science/Technology,Web , comments closed

Much has been said about how the Star Trek ‘PADD’ devices resemble Apple’s hot iPad tablet. Well now CBS has made that connection even closer with the release of the an official Star Trek PADD application for iPad. More details and screenshots of Star Trek PADD for iPad below. [UPDATED: Promo video added]

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Science Saturday: Final Shuttle Launch + James Webb Telescope In Danger + New Holodeck Tech + Air Power + More July 9, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

Say au revoir to the space shuttle program as Atlantis is the last ever shuttle to launch into space. The James Webb Space Telescope is in danger of being cut; What do we stand to loose? Plus, holodeck technology is in the making, and how to harness power from thin air. All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: Terrafugia flying car gets street legal!

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Watch George Takei & Nichelle Nichols Talking Final Shuttle Launch On MSNBC July 8, 2011

by TrekMovie.com Staff , Filed under: Celebrity,Science/Technology,TOS , comments closed

This morning Space Shuttle Atlantis lifted off from Florida for what is the final launch of the Shuttle program. And tonight to commemorate the event Star Trek’s George Takei and Nichelle Nichols were guests on MSNBC’s The Last Word to talk about the past and future of NASA’s manned space program. Watch the segment below. 

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Watch: New NASA Shuttle Documentary Narrated By William Shatner July 6, 2011

by Anthony Pascale , Filed under: Celebrity,Science/Technology,Shatner , comments closed

On July 8th NASA launches Space Shuttle Atlantis on STS-135, the final mission of the 30 year Space Shuttle program. To commemorate the event NASA has released a new documentary about the Shuttle program narrated by Star Trek’s William Shatner. Watch the entire doc below.

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Science Saturday: Support SETI + Extend Your Brain + 10,000 Year Clock + Missing Moon Dust + More June 25, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

This week in Science Saturday: help support the search for ET life, get a brain memory extension, tell time for 10,000 years, and discover some missing moon dust. All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: HD cameras streaming live from the ISS!

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Science Saturday: $1/2 Mil Starship Design + Curiousity Ready + Transparent Plane + Deep Space DIY June 18, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

This week in a very spacey edition of Science Saturday, wave bon voyage to Mars rover Curiosity, win $500k for sending humans to another star, tour the universe and help scientists discover new objects in our galaxy, and see Star Trek on This Week @ NASA. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: Futuristic transparent airplane!

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Science Saturday: Goodbye Spirit + Hello Osiris REx & Orion + Mars Rumor Debunk + Jetpacks! June 4, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

This week in Science Saturday, hear all the latest NASA news, say thanks and give a teary goodbye to Mars Rover Spirit, collect asteroid samples, send humans into deep space, and get a great view of Earth from orbit. All this plus our resident Mars expert’s take on “Bio Station Alpha”, a rumored new tricorder, personal jetpacks, and more!

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Science Saturday: Rogue Planets + Pope Phones ISS + Saturn Super Storm + LCARS-like Laptop + more May 21, 2011

by Kayla Iacovino , Filed under: Science/Technology , comments closed

This week in Science Saturday: It’s getting crowded in here! Galaxy may contain billions of starless wandering planets; Hear the first ever papal call to the ISS; Track tornado destruction from space; and witness the growth of Saturn’s super storm. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: LCARS-style laptop concept.

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