Star Trek

Leonard Nimoy Dead: Star Trek's Mr Spock Dies Aged 83

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 27.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

Star Trek legend Leonard Nimoy has died at the age of 83. The actor, who played Mr. Spock in the sci-fi TV series, was taken to UCLA Medical Cente...

'Star Trek' Star In Hospital Dash

The Huffington Post UK | Matt Bagwell | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

‘Star Trek’ legend Leonard Nimoy has been rushed to hospital with ‘severe chest pains’, according to reports. The actor, who played Mr. Spo...

Star Wars Vs. Star Trek Is Every Movie Nerd's Sci-Fi Dream

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.02.2015 | UK Entertainment

WHY HAS NO-ONE MADE THIS FILM YET?? YouTuber Alex Luthor has spliced together scenes from various 'Star Wars' and 'Star Trek' films to make an incr...

Look Who's Writing 'Star Trek 3'!

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Entertainment

Movie mega-geek Simon Pegg has reportedly been awarded the honour of co-authoring the next 'Star Trek' film. In addition to reprising his role as S...

This Guy Is Building An Actual Star Trek Warp Drive In His Shed

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK Tech

Science professor David Pares is attempting to build something nobody has ever made before - his own warp drive, straight out of Star Trek. The Uni...

'Star Trek Force Field' Discovered Around Earth

PA/Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.11.2014 | UK Tech

The Earth is encased in an invisible force field that scientists have compared with the "shields" featured in iconic TV show Star Trek. An American te...

Amazon's New Speaker Will Listen To Your Every Word. Cool?

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK Tech

Amazon Echo is a new voice-controlled speaker that also doubles as your personal assistant. Echo will respond to the wake up phrase 'Alexa', at whi...

Microsoft Invents The Holodeck. For Your Lounge.

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Tech

Microsoft has unveiled a new gaming concept which transforms your entire living room into a holodeck. The 'RoomAlive' project was put together usin...

What's an API and Why It Matters to You

Alice Bonasio | Posted 19.11.2014 | UK Tech
Alice Bonasio

"Researchers spend a lot of time looking through databases and organizing their citations and other materials. One of the things we did was use the APIs to develop features that would allow them to import articles directly from those databases to their Mendeley libraries, saving a lot of unnecessary clicking through, and extra hassle.

Has Simon Pegg Found A Way To Be In 'Star Wars' Movie?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Entertainment

Simon Pegg has given his biggest hint yet that he could be appearing in JJ Abrams' much-hyped reboot of Star Wars. The British star, who worked wi...

How Simon Pegg Pranked Benedict Cumberbatch Into Forgetting His Lines

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Entertainment

Simon Pegg has revealed how he made Benedict Cumberbatch almost forget his lines, with a prank on the 'Star Trek into Darkness' set. The 'Hot Fuzz...

Name Your Own Alien Planet

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Tech

From 2015 you'll finally be able to name your own planet, ending a policy that has resulted in some of our most fascinating discoveries being titled '...

New Culture Secretary Reveals Unlikely Political Inspiration

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.06.2014 | UK

Sajid Javid, the new culture secretary, quoted Star Trek as an unlikely source of political inspiration as he gave his first keynote speech about the ...

Turn Your Nerf Gun Into A Sci-Fi Weapon

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.06.2014 | UK Tech

Nerf guns are absolutely not just for kids, as this office-based apocalypse will demonstrate. Imagine then being able to turn your humble Nerf gun int...

Who Has The Best Spaceship?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.06.2014 | UK Entertainment

This week sees the premiere of a brand new sci-fi drama on Sky Arts - 'Space Age'. The joint screenwriting debut for Nick Moran and Ralf Little, t...

Revealed: The Inspiration Behind The World Cup 2014 Logo

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.05.2014 | UK Comedy

Or rather: someone... We presume that when the designer produced the sketches, Fifa said "Make it so". SEE ALSO: England's World Cup Squad -...

Nasa Gives Highest Honour To Make-Believe Space Captain (And Actual Human Legend)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK Tech

William Shatner has spent more time than most exploring space - kind of - so it's only befitting that he's been honoured by Nasa. The Star Trek leg...

'Star Trek' Actor Chris Pleads Guilty To DUI

Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘Star Trek’ actor Chris Pine has pleaded guilty to driving under the influence (DUI) in a hearing at Ashburton court in New Zealand. According...

This Video Shows What It's Like To Fly Through The Known Universe

Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Tech

In Star Trek the Enterprise shooting off at warp speed looked amazing - but obviously kind of fake. Surely the vast number of galaxies out there re...

'Star Trek' Actor Chris Arrested In New Zealand

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘Star Trek’ actor Chris Pine has reportedly been arrested for DUI in New Zealand. The 33-year-old actor was busted at a sobriety checkpoint w...

Spock The Difference

Posted 07.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Beam me up, Jessie! Do you think Jessie J was watching too much 'Star Trek' before her latest trip to the hair dressers? Certainly looks like it, h...

'Star Trek' Legend Diagnosed With Serious Lung Disease

Posted 06.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

'Star Trek' legend Leonard Nimoy has been diagnosed with a serious lung disease. The actor - who played Spock in the sci-fi series - is suffering f...

Mystery Mars Rock: This Space Star Has Demanded A Nasa Investigation

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK Tech

When a strange, jelly doughnut-shaped rock suddenly appeared in front of the venerable Mars rover Opportunity a few weeks ago, many people demanded Na...

The Scientists Have Got Their Priorities Wrong - We Need Fewer Death Robots and More Hoverboards

Matt Lacey | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Comedy
Matt Lacey

Next year we'll reach the year in which Back to the Future is set, and though there's a disappointing lack of hoverboards around, a number of their other predictions proved to be fairly prophetic.

Captain Picard Sings 'Let It Snow!'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.12.2013 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to James Covenant for this festive bauble - Patrick Stewart's rendition of a Christmas classic, using his character's signature catch...