There's a little rumor going around that the Enterprise is going down in Into Darkness. But that doesn't mean you can't get to know her better first.
After a successful Indiegogo campaign, NASA fans have guaranteed that a video made by the agency will run before Star Trek Into Darkness.
A quadrotor swarm fell into darkness Saturday night, but not before emblazoning the night sky with the Star Trek insignia.
It isn't by Lego, but this Starship Enterprise brick set by Kre-o is just as good.
A top 3D printing company has teamed up with the science fiction franchise to offer the next best thing to a Star Trek replicator.
Here at DVICE, you have our attention anytime someone talks about a universal translator, so we're definitely interested in the latest developments from Microsoft in which chief research officer Rick Rashid demonstrated software that converted his speech into Chinese — in real time, and in his own voice.
Hear that, Star Trek? Technology is catching up! The University of Alabama's Aerophysics Research Center, NASA, Boeing, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory are all getting together to develop an "impulse engine" that's powered in part by "dilithium crystals."
The original Enterprise-D bridge (the one that you enjoyed for all seven seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation) was completely destroyed during the filming of Star Trek: Generations. The replacement bridge was later tossed into an alley by Paramount, but devoted fans have salvaged it and want to fix it up, with your help.
As a kid, I'd sit watching Star Trek and it would blow my tiny mind. From the phasers to the universal language translator I was fascinated by this imaginary future, not realizing I'd be living in a time when many of the things envisioned by Gene Roddenberry are close to coming true.
We previously explored how science fiction movies, books, games and more inspire the technology we use today. So, what about the future? What great inventions from science fiction are lurking around the corner? For example, what if you could ride around town in your very own landspeeder, or travel the world by simply standing on your very own teleporter pad and telling it where to send you? Here's a list of the top 10 most promising up and coming technological inventions inspired by the pages, scenes and sounds of science fiction.