The career arc of Nichelle Nichols – the first black woman to have a continuing co-starring role on TV – shows how diverse casting can have as much of an impact off the screen as it does on it.
Seasoned readers of US science fiction will have the uncanny feeling of having seen this all before.
Advanced materials that seem like they come from Star Trek are becoming reality today.
The latest iteration of Start Trek's most famous non-human species is physically extraordinary – they've been kitted out like badass Egyptian warriors.
Star Trek: Discovery explores our corner of the block -- just a fraction of the galaxy. Some stars are better candidates for intelligent alien life, and it may not be anything like we imagine.
Gene Roddenberry's vision has been upheld by diverse casting, but storylines remain within mainstream 20th-century ideas of gender and identity.
Star Trek Discovery is the latest offering in the 50-year-old science fiction franchise beloved by scientists — but it isn't about science.
Canada's economy faces a radical shift as abundant energy and resources could propel the country toward a Star Trek future.
One day doctors could instantly diagnose your illness with a handheld device.
The technology needed to create a real Star Trek-like Holodeck is not that far out of reach.
In this episode we look at historical visions of the future and how accurate they were, the future of work, and what it's like to predict the future for a day job.
New sci-fi movie has a fascinating approach to an old question.
With a pilot that was deemed too complex and cerebral, 'Star Trek' looked dead in the water. Fifty years later, we look back at the show's rocky beginnings.
Films set in the ancient world can no longer adequately live up to the demands of the 'epic'. Instead, we should look to films set in space.
A philosophical assessment of the latest Star Trek films demonstrates their sophistication.
Our knowledge of diseases is growing exponentially, but turning knowledge into cures is proving to be a tricky business.
JJ Abrams made a terrible Star Trek film that perfectly prepared him to make a great Star Wars movie.
Streaming on-demand services are bringing back classic TV shows in a big way. Is mining our collective nostalgia sacrilegious or just giving audiences what they want?
What can Star Trek teach us about today's trek of life?
The most powerful laser ever built could help us produce a machine that can turn energy into matter.