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: Clip from The Happening
Sundance Channel Presents: Green Porno [Video]
Video clips from the new Sundance Channel series "Green Porno"
Six Legged Cinema
The big screen has been beset by bugs since the beginning
Benjamin Button: Aging backwards is the ultimate fiction
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 science of the Oscars
The Happening: A Conversation with Director M. Night Shyamalan
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...
The Science of Star Wars
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.
Real-Life Iron Man: A Robotic Suit That Magnifies Human Strength
An exoskeleton robotic suit may help workers lift heavy loads and patients move damaged and prosthetic limbs
Klaatu's Back and He's Not Happy
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...
I See Doomed People
The director of The Happening, M. Night Shyamalan, talks about his scientific and environmental inspirations
A Bug's Sex Life: A Q&A with Isabella Rossellini
Green Porno—a humanized view of invertebrate love
Nothing Personal, You're Just Not My Type
Most movie aliens cannot reproduce successfully