Science & Tech

  • This Week in Science News: Biggest Object In Space Found And Monkeys Play Fair

    Posted Tuesday, January 15th, 2013 11:45 am GMT -4 by
    This week’s science news proves the theories that robots and monkeys and possibly even robot monkeys are taking over our giant, giant universe. Cue the “that’s what she said” jokes. Scientists found the biggest thing in the universe!So, unless their rulers were...
  • Introducing Microsoft’s IllumiRoom

    Posted Monday, January 14th, 2013 10:42 am GMT -4 by
    This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) brought a lot of big announcements, especially when it comes to gaming technology. Arguably one of the biggest announcements is Microsoft’s new IllumiRoom, a device that turns your room into a visual effects extravaganza. The...
  • ‘Doctor Who’ in Real Life: The First Doctor

    Posted Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 04:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Do you ever wonder what if the Doctor exists, and walks among us? That Torchwood is real, and the television show Doctor Who is just an elaborate cover up ? If the answer to that is yes, ever wonder who he might be? Well, in the grand tradition of me not wanting to discern between...
  • What’s Making News In Science Today

    Posted Tuesday, January 8th, 2013 11:28 am GMT -4 by
    In this week’s Science news, we find that Krakens are real, Earth Two is real and Spacebook is not another social media source. Here are some of the topics making news in the world of Science: Kraken (footage) to be released. If you, too, watched Clash of the Titans when you...
  • Comet ISON To Be Visible to Naked Eye in Fall 2013

    Posted Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 03:20 pm GMT -4 by
    Forget Iron Man 3 or the new season of Game of Thrones, the most exciting event to happen in 2013 won’t be on any type of screen but in the binocular-free night sky. NASA’s Near Earth Object Program astronomer Donald Yeomans reported to Reuters that Comet ISON will fly within...
  • Asteroid Won’t Hit Earth in 2040 – You Still Need to Go Into Work the Next Day

    Posted Wednesday, December 26th, 2012 07:55 pm GMT -4 by
    Well, unless you already sent out your Armageddon-themed Evite for your epic end-of-the-world party in 2040, we can all breathe a sigh of relief… mainly because we can avoid an Armageddon -themed party but also because the world is no longer scheduled to end. NASA has officially...
  • Scientist Tests to See if We Really Are Living in the Matrix

    Posted Tuesday, December 11th, 2012 08:20 pm GMT -4 by
    What if Morpheus lied to Neo and we’re not in the “Desert of the Real” and we haven’t been this whole time?! Are you freaking out yet? If you belong to the Millennial Generation, you probably remember that guy who lived in the dorm next to you whose self-made religion...
  • iTunes 11: Get Your Head In the Cloud!

    Posted Friday, November 30th, 2012 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    If you told people in the 50’s that they’d be able to bring their music with them and listen to it on personal devices, they would ask you which science fiction novel you had been reading and that you have your head in the clouds.  And you know what?  They would be right. This...
  • Holiday Gadget Showdown: Wii U vs. iPad

    Posted Sunday, November 25th, 2012 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Having trouble deciding what gadget to give this year?  Take a look at this study that has been just released by Nielsonwire.  The study takes a look at this year’s most requested tech items. In the children’s category (ages 6-12) we see an important trend, Apples! Apple...
  • Is The iPhone 5 Really From The Future?

    Posted Tuesday, September 25th, 2012 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    It’s hard not to notice that there’s a ton of buzz and enthusiasm about Apple’s iPhone 5. The company received two million orders the first day the product came on the market, and as we’ve seen with previous iPhone releases, people were camping out overnight...
  • Wearable Gaming Controllers Open Up New Gameplay Possibilities!

    Posted Thursday, September 20th, 2012 10:14 am GMT -4 by
     If you caught our latest article on “Holodeck Technology,” the fine folks here at ScienceFiction.com would like to follow up on the tech that could make it happen! Microsoft is working on what they call “Wearable Electromyography-Based Controllers”...
  • Nintendo Hoping The Wii U Becomes The New TV Hub

    Posted Saturday, September 15th, 2012 10:49 am GMT -4 by
    For years, Nintendo has been considered as the lowly step-child with its lack of multimedia capabilities. But no more! With the new Wii U, Nintendo hopes that it will become the newest TV Hub in your home. While Sony’s PlayStation 3 and Microsoft’s Xbox 360 already offers...
  • Are Star Trek Style Holodecks In Our Near Future? Make It So!

    Posted Friday, September 14th, 2012 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    Computer, load holodeck program Reg Barclay 1.8 Any “Star Trek” fan can tell you their most anticipated technology, it may be warp drive, Tri-Corders, or food processors that materialize your favorite meal right before your eyes in a matter of seconds. Another, is...
  • Science Feature: The Higgs For Dummies

    Posted Monday, July 16th, 2012 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    On July 4th it was announced by CERN in Geneva that the Higgs boson has finally been discovered. Sciencefiction.com can now answer your most important questions. 1. Will the Higgs boson help me lose weight? No. 2. I like the sound of this Higgs. Can I buy one for my friend? The...
  • Science Feature: Android Dolls

    Posted Monday, May 7th, 2012 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    “By 2050, Amsterdam’s red-light district will be all about android prostitutes.” This was how Caitlin Moran, a columnist on The Times of London, summed up recent research from two New Zealand academics. Ms Moran suggested that this outcome: ‘would be both ethical and...