An unexpected reunion highlights a thrilling Star Trek: Discovery
Star Trek: Discovery typically works best when it manages to marry its whiz-bang ideas to something approaching emotional truth. This isn’t new for the franchise (or for the genre as a whole), but the dichotomy here has always seemed particularly stark. Where classic Treks would devote significant time to world-building and escalation, Discovery typically starts every situation off at 11 and goes from there. It’s an…
Lessons From Star Trek's 50 Years of Diversity
"It was the first time I saw Asian Americans portrayed not as foreigners or exotics."
The Economic Lessons of Star Trek’s Money-Free Society
In the latest 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast, writer Manu Saadia discusses what we can learn about post-money life from the 'Star Trek' franchise.
From Star Trek to Fifty Shades: how fanfiction went mainstream
Since it began in the 1960s, fanfiction has been both loved and dismissed as the work of nerdy amateurs. Now, a new generation of authors is dissolving the distinction
How <em>Star Trek</em> Boldly Made The Split Infinitive Acceptable
Gene Roddenberry taught the world that infinitives are ripe for splitting.
Just how many redshirts die in Star Trek, anyway?
Most Star Trek fans, at one time or another, have fantasized about stepping aboard the Enterprise, donning the Starfleet uniform, and blasting off into the great unknown at warp six. But if that fantasy is taking place during Kirk and Spock’s time, you’d better hope your uniform isn’t red. Someone b
Why our medicine will soon be cooler than Star Trek's
Health technology is advancing so rapidly that within a decade the small handheld medical reader used by Dr. Leonard McCoy in Star Trek — the tricorder — will look primitive.
The surprising reason our muscles get tired
Why do our muscles get tired and sore after exercise? Explore how our muscles function, and how you can exercise longer without experiencing muscle fatigue. ...
Michael Chabon's far-future Star Trek short takes some intriguing cues from WALL-E
As the reinvigorated Star Trek franchise prepares for the launch of its Next Generation continuation series, CBS All Access is whetting appetites with a series of short films based around Star Trek: Discovery. While three of the four shorts focus on established Discovery characters, the one written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon has piqued interest by carving out a new corner in the Trek timeline…
Next week: How Think Company's Phil Charron helped make a world-class Star Trek-y gizmo
On April 17, hear about Charron's contribution to the 7-strong team behind DxtER at “Design and the Future of Healthcare: Learn from an IOT Inventor.”
“Star Trek” seeks out new life for Jean-Luc Picard: Why he’s the captain we need now more t...
Patrick Stewart is set to reprise his iconic role, the "Star Trek" franchise's favorite captain
Star Trek: Body by Starfleet: A Fitness Guide (Hardcover)
Horton's Books & Gifts Description A fully illustrated guide that bridges the nexus between stasis and health, Star Trek: Body by Starfleet provides real, practical, and fun exercises for Star Trek fans of all ages and physical abilities so that they may boldly live long and prosper Drawing from the most celebrated and iconic elements of over 50 years of Star Trek, Body by Starfleet will provide any pop-culture (or junk-food) junkie a fun and healthy way to engage their warp core and…
How Queer Is Star Trek?
Star Trek is not just one of the longest-running sci-fi franchises ever, it is also the most hopeful. The Federation represents the pinnacle of humanity: the idea that we can and will make a better life for each other. Yet, despite Trek’s message of a better future for all, LGBTQ+ characters are few and far between, and this exclusion has led to more than a few clashes between Star Trek creators and fans in the past. As Star Trek: Discovery heads into its…
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Why 'Star Trek' Matters
(via Popular Mechanics) If wisdom comes with age, then Star Trek—the series that’s taught us diplomacy, morality, and workplace ethics
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The Enduring Lessons of “Star Trek”
For a show that purported to “boldly go where no man has gone before,” the original series spoke most powerfully to the present.
How scientifically plausible is 'Star Trek'?
How to take a star trek on campus
“Space is for everybody. It's not just for a few people in science or math, or for a select group of astronauts. That's our new frontier out there, and it's everybody's business to know about space.”
'Star Trek Into Darkness': 10 pics!
Fresh looks at Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Benedict Cumberbatch, J.J. Abrams, more from the sequel out in May and the set