As the new movie warps into theaters this week, we ask physicist Lawrence Krauss, author of The Physics of Star Trek, how the sci-fi franchise keeps it real, and also how it bends--or breaks--a few laws of nature
Q&A with movement researcher E. Paul Zehr
The remake of this 1951 sci-fi classic delivers a modern warning wrapped in an ancient myth
Video clips from the new Sundance Channel series "Green Porno"
The big screen has been beset by bugs since the beginning
In The Curious Case of Benjamin Button , the Brad Pitt movie that will be released tomorrow, a boy is born an old man. As he grows old in years, his body becomes younger.
The little gold men are on their way. And Hollywood has science to thank for many of this year's Oscar nominees.
Leading the pack with 13 nominations (including for Best Picture and Actor in a Leading Role for star Brad Pitt), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button , poses a curious question, indeed: Could humans reverse the aging process?
M. Night Shyamalan's new film, The Happening, involves an environmental backlash, the limits of reason and the beauty of math. SciAm editor George Musser discusses the film with the director. Plus, we'll test your knowledge of some recent science in the news. Web sites mentioned on this episode include www.sciam.com/daily
Droids, lightsabers and the Force return to theaters August 15th in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Get the lowdown on the science behind it all.
An exoskeleton robotic suit may help workers lift heavy loads and patients move damaged and prosthetic limbs
Scott Derrickson, director of the new version of The Day the Earth Stood Still, talks about his take on the iconic sci-fi movie. And Nobel laureate Richard Roberts discusses the importance of open-access science publishing. Plus, we'll test your knowledge about some recent science in the news
The director of The Happening, M. Night Shyamalan, talks about his scientific and environmental inspirations
Green Porno—a humanized view of invertebrate love
Most movie aliens cannot reproduce successfully