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Posts tagged science fiction

September 25, 2009

 

A huanted cemetary in Connecticut.

Bringing The Dead Back To Life?

Recently, scientists were able to revitalize a bacteria that's been dead for over 120,000 years! Are humans next?

March 18, 2009

 

Star Trek's Enterprise ship

Star Trek Tricorders, For Real

Of course, most of the technology on Star Trek doesn't exist for real. But at least one cool bit of Star Trek science has been made real.

April 22, 2008

 

Three toy ray guns

You Can’t Outrun a Ray Gun

Sometimes on science fiction shows you see somebody fire a laser beam only to miss because the other person ducked in time. Can you see what's wrong with this?

August 13, 2006

 

a mans fist with a wedding ring

Cloak of Invisibility

Some scientists think that we have the materials and know how to make invisibility a reality!

January 3, 2005

 

A Stationary Satellite

Arthur C Clarke's predictions come true! Learn about the stationary satellite on this Moment of Science.

November 19, 2004

 

Science Hero: Jules Verne

Learn about science hero, Jules Verne, on this Moment of Science.

May 24, 2004

 

Robot Attack

Are self replicating robots in our near future? Find out on this Moment of Science.

December 29, 2003

 

One Step Closer to Living Longer

Lot's of people want to live longer. Find out the key to longevity on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Cotton that Defends Itself

It may sound like science fiction, but a certain kind of plant has been engineered to grow its own pesticide. Find out which plant on this Moment of Science.

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