This week in TrekMovie’s Science Friday go to the Moon, Mars, and beyond with Lunar X-Prize and ion propulsion. For those of us still grounded here on Earth, you can take a look at a cometary impact into Jupiter. And, why don’t you glow in the dark while you’re at it? What, you didn’t know you could do that? Find out more in this week’s article, plus check out our gadget of the week: The Orb blutooth device.
Articles by Kayla Iacovino
Yesterday was the 40th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 11: man’s first trip to the moon. This week, we celebrate the event with an Apollo 11 edition of Science Friday! Relive the mission in real time and celebrate with Star Trek. Go to the moon, Mars, and beyond with Steve Squyres. Join a team of rogue NASA engineers in designing a better rocket for manned space flight. All this an more plus our gadget of the week: EATR.
This week in Science Friday take a look into the reboot of the LHC, search for lost Martian landers, live forever with the Easter Island compound, and impress your co-workers with positron and gamma ray technobabble. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: the spherical robot.
This week in Science Friday, see the first images gathered from our latest return to the moon, discover real life alien sewer creatures, make snow angels on Mars, and transform NASA into the UFP. All this and more, plus our gadget of the week: BMW Halbo!
Welcome back to another exciting week of Science Friday! Today, explore the galaxy from the world’s first spaceport, see the salty plumes of Enceladus, power up at the world’s largest solar array, and sing along to the 35,000-year-old flute. All this and more plus your gadget of the week: Samsung’s flexible OLED passport!
Science Friday is back after a three week hiatus, and we sure do have a lot of science news to catch up on. From spacecraft launches to new warp drive theory to helioseismology, get your thinking caps on and dive into the latest science news. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: COLBERT!
Science Friday is back to bring you the most exciting news happening in the sci/tech world. This week, spacewalk to save the Hubble, get yourself a flying penguin blimp, push for better science in forensics, and drive some real life Star Trek cars. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: SkyMap for Google Android.
Shortly after the debut of the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPod Touch, TrekMovie reported on the severe lack of Trek applications available. It now appears that our readers headed our call and have, in the past several months, created a multitude of awesome Star Trek applications, including an official app from Paramount, a new game by Electronic Arts, and the Klingon Language Suite. TrekMovie has taken a closer look at these apps, and we’ve reviewed them. So, here it is: the best of Trek on the iPhone (and iTouch).
This week, Science Friday brings you self-mending plastics, magnetic twisters, space-based energy, self-propelling chemicals, and an exclusive look at the how Star Trek 2009 is impacting laboratory scientists. All this plus our gadget of the week: Holographic Storage Discs!
Welcome to another Science Saturday late edition! This week, discover the smallest exoplanet yet, go “face mining” with TOS, deflect asteroids and save the Earth, and go out this weekend for a great sky show. All this plus our gadget of the week: Celestron Digital Microscope!
We’ve seen some of the new Captain Kirk’s fighting sprit in some of the new trailers, and according to his Dossier, the new Kirk is an instructor in hand-to-hand combat. This all fits with grand Star Trek history, and so with that in mind, TrekMovie has taken a look back at the original Kirk fight moves in a little something we like to call: TrekMovie’s official guide to Kirk-Fu.
Welcome back to another exciting edition of Science Friday! This week, discover the hand of Apollo, see Antarctica bleed micro-organisms, learn to speak dolphin, and see the effects of the recent Italian quake. All this plus our gadget of the week: EXACTO super bullets!
Science Friday has moved to Science Saturday this week, but have no fear. We are here to bring you your weekly science fix! This week, help astronomers discover an ancient planet near Earth, purchase flat and bendy OLED light bulbs, do zero-gravity experiments in space, and create the next generation of geoscientists. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: CrunchPad Table PC.
This week on Science Friday, learn to control robots with your brain, follow in Galileo’s 400-year-old footsteps, fight the Borg and bone-loss at the same time, witness crystal clear sound come out of a .25mm-thick vibrating sheet, learn why you should fear our future robot overlords, and see a snapshot of the forefathers of modern physics. All this and more (including an Internet Rabbit).
This week in Science Friday, learn about how scientists may have solved the vampire problem in the lab, take a tour of space (or not), recover the “Rosetta stone of asteroids”, witness the huge ash eruption from Alaska’s Mt. Redoubt, and debate the name for the newest ISS module. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: The Cajun Crawler.
It’s Friday and you know what that means! Time to put your thinking caps on and dive into another exciting week in science news. This week, take a look at up and coming real-life phasers, debate the state of blobs on Mars, take a never before seen look inside a glacier, make like Scotty with transparent metals, and try your hand at NASA’s Mission Madness. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: Terrafugia Transition flying car!
Welcome to another Friday the 13th edition of Science Friday! This week, learn how tribbles go green, dodge space junk on the Soyuz, enjoy wolverine-inspired gadgetry, feel safer in that red shirt after all, and make energy from a mysterious fluid. All this and much more, plus our gadget of the week: TH!NK FROST — the arctic vehicle worthy of a starship captain.
The new Star Trek Trailer promises us the future begins this May, but thanks to science — the future is now. This week, Science Friday lets you discover Saturn’s 61st moon, get up close and personal with a near-Earth asteroid, uncovers some ’44 vintage plutonium, and witness a blind man see again. All this and much more, plus our gadget of the week: The Virtual Cocoon!
Get your weekly dose of science today by discovering 1.5 million year old prehuman footprints, watching an unfortunate mission failure, vacuuming the reef, and playing with robo-tonka trucks on the moon! All this and more plus our gadget of the week: the astronaut designed weightless cup o’ joe!
Welcome to a late edition of this week’s Science Friday Saturday. This week, join NASA as they explore strange new words with a whole host of seemingly Star Trek-inspired missions, discover Atlantis with Google Earth, pretend you are an astronaut in an upcoming MMO, and find alien life here on Earth. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: JetBike!
Social networking and microblogging are the latest buzz words around the internet these days. Twitter is a social networking site that has become home to many celebrities, news organizations, and companies that want to join the conversation. Lately, there has been an surge of Star Trek alums, and even TrekMovie has joined in on the fun. Now, we take a more in depth look at life on Twitter, from a Trekkie’s perspective.
Happy Friday the 13th, everybody! While you’re avoiding black cats and walking under ladders, why don’t you read up on the newest in science news? This week, learn what happens when spacecraft collide, magnetars make astro-fireworks, doctors make like McCoy, and 40,000 year old bones come to life. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: The Ponginator.
Today Star Trek is getting (re)animated, and this time you are the one calling the shots. CBS has hooked up with GoAnimate.com, a site with the motto ‘anyone can animate,’ to give fans the ability to create their own Star Trek animated stories, based on the classic Original Series. TrekMovie.com got an early look at the GoAnimate Trek site which went live this morning, see what we came up with below
This week’s Science Friday will teleport your entangled molecules, crash the Earth into a big green comet, explore the depths of oceans and solar system in 3D, traverse dangerous Martian terrain, and school you with our gadget of the week: Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock tee! All this and more is waiting for you! All you’ve got to do is click “more”…
Brace yourself for this week’s super exciting edition of Science Friday! Learn how to prepare for impending volcanic eruptions, protect yourself from methane rain on Titan, harvest power out of thin air, take a look at MS Surface in action, pilot a triceracopter, and bring the moon home — literally. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: The Amazing Water Jet Pack!
The annual Phoenix ComiCon was held last weekend at the Mesa Convention Center in Arizona, and along with other genre, comic and anime luminaries, were four Trek alums — Wil Wheaton, Brent Spiner, Marina Sirtis, and Chase Masterson — holding a number of panels and events. TrekMovie was there to get the scoop on the event and the stars. Check out some pics, video, and con highlights!
Welcome back to another terrific week of science! In this edition, you can drive the world’s fastest electric car, replace your limbs with their bionic counterparts, save the Earth with more efficient solar cells, and get an exclusive presidential look at NASA’s LER. All this and more plus our gadget of the week: The Inflatable Gladiator Combat Set!
Welcome to another exciting week in the world of science! In this edition of Science Friday you can discover life on Mars, make transparent aluminum, make like the ship’s surgeon, create cryogenic icicles on a rocket engine, and more. All this plus our gadget of the week: The Klingon Keyboard.
This week in Science Friday, we deliver a bigger Milky Way, levitation science, a super neat mini-copter, coconut cars, the biggest full moon of 2009, and the latest Cassini Update. All this and much more plus our gadget of the week: Slegoon!
It’s the first Science Friday of 2009, and we’re already falling behind. Have yourself a happy new year with the gift of 2009’s first meteor shower (today!), pretty pictures from the moon, advances in commercial space flight, and a modern space race to the moon. All this plus and more plus our gadget of the week: Crayon Physics for the iPhone!