Star Trek

'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...

The Pointy-Eared Robot and the Republican

James Christie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
James Christie

We were very lucky. Mum turned out to be one of the 3-5% percent of senior citizens who recover from a hip fracture without surgery, she only spent eight days in hospital and there is a good chance she will be able to enjoy the rural life for a few years more.

What Can Your Data Analytics Team Learn From Star Trek?

Andy Cotgreave | Posted 25.11.2013 | UK Tech
Andy Cotgreave

As anyone who's ever been part of a data analytics team will tell you, the search for insight into data can sometimes seem like a Star Trek-like voyage into the unknown realms of deep space. So what can Star Trek teach us about the way we interact with and explore our data?

Doctor Who's 50th Anniversary Show Should Ignore the Fans

Pat Higgins | Posted 24.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Pat Higgins

I've got a list of stuff I'd like to see for the 50th anniversary. Of course I have; I'm a fan, and have been since I was a kid. I've also probably got my hopes up way too high.

The Connection Between 'Star Trek' and 'Glee'

Olly Lennard | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Olly Lennard

The shady tribes of people who manufacture television reportedly bandy the word 'aspiration' around quite often. 'Aspirational programming' is a genre-spanning term defining shows typically featuring healthy, conventionally attractive people leading comfortable, fun happy lives...

The 61 Errors In 'Star Trek Into Darkness'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Comedy

If, like most right-thinking people, you were slightly disappointed by the latest Star Trek movie, then be prepared to be disappointed by it all over ...

Captain Kirk Won't Boldly Go

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

It turns out Star Trek's Captain James T Kirk won't boldly go where very few have gone before... Sir Richard Branson has revealed actor William Sha...

WATCH: Star Trek Teleportation Prank

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK Comedy

The 'Star Trek Into Darkness' PR machine has been in overdrive recently, promoting the release of the movie on DVD and Blinkbox. But when part of t...

Teleportation Prank: Westfield Shoppers Think Matter Transporter Is Real

Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK Tech

Teleportation is really difficult, which is why even small advances often generate huge headlines. So exactly why this crowd of shoppers at Westfie...

Yes, Married: Patrick Stewart Has A Ball With New Bride Sunny Ozell

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Entertainment

Patrick Stewart has married jazz singer Sunny Ozell in a ceremony officiated by Sir Ian McKellen. Stewart announced he had tied the knot by postin...

Caroline Frost

When Star Trek (Almost) Met Doctor Who

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Frost | Posted 02.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

In what would have been a small screen Venn Diagram to please the hardiest sci-fi TV fan, it seems a very familiar face from the 'Star Trek: Enterpris...

Could Sci-Fi Hold the Key to Our Future?

Michael Edmondstone | Posted 08.10.2013 | UK Tech
Michael Edmondstone

In a world of tech start-ups and digital innovation, have the best minds of our generation dedicated themselves to small-scale projects and forgotten about the lure of sci-fi style space exploration? Peter Thiel, one of the Silicon Valley boffins behind Pay Pal, believes this could be the case. And he says the 'collapse of science-fiction' since that 60s could be an explanation.

A Wormhole of an Anticipation for Nolan's Interstellar

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 01.10.2013 | UK Entertainment
Preetam Kaushik

Although the film is touted to have big Hollywood stars like Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Michael Caine and Topher Grace, the biggest star perhaps will be the imagination and the massive intellect of theoretical physicist, Kip Thorne.

Human-To-Space Teleportation Would Take Longer Than The Age Of The Universe

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Tech

While it takes just seconds in 'Star Trek', academics have now determined that it would actually take a very long time to beam Scotty up to the USS En...

Matt Smith Headed For 'Star Trek'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

Matt Smith may be departing 'Doctor Who', but he hasn't ruled out making an appearance in another sci-fi franchise. The 30-year-old - who recently ...

Captain Kirk and The Crass Interviewer...

James Christie | Posted 13.09.2013 | UK
James Christie

Over nearly thirty years of working life as an adult with autism, I have disobeyed orders, lost respect for my superiors, publicly rebelled against my...

Pluto's New Moons Named

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Tech

Despite a concerted international public effort and the risk of incurring the wrath of Trekkies everywhere, neither of Pluto's recently discovered mo...

We Are Not Alone

Lembit Opik | Posted 21.08.2013 | UK Tech
Lembit Opik

With the closure of the Ministry of Defence desk specifically dealing with claimed alien encounters in the UK, we now have no formal department to analyse - or respond to - any potentially legitimate claim. In other words, if E.T. phones home, all he'll get is 'number unobtainable.' But how likely is a call from E.T. in the first place? Well, let me put it this way: I'm not a conspiracy theorist but I do believe in aliens. I also believe in interstellar spaceships and life on other planets. Is this rational? Far from being outlandish, this is the only logical conclusion to draw about the universe and our place in it.