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Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery’s Hannah Cheesman reveals Airiam’s link to The Next Generation | SYFY WIRE

Star Trek: Discovery’s Hannah Cheesman tells SYFY WIRE how she channeled Data while playing Airiam on "Project Daedalus."

Entertainment | Movies & Other Stuff

Every Star Trek Captain, Ranked by Competency

Who’s the best Star Trek captain? Would you rather have Patrick Stewart’s Picard of William Shatner’s Kirk as a boss? We go through Star Trek history to assess the managerial skills of every Star Trek captain.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek Picard series could put a dark twist on the classic Trek ensemble | SYFY WIRE

Based on what we know about the upcoming Star Trek series, it seems like Jean-Luc Picard’s new crew will be closer to a group of criminals than Starfleet officers.

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy... In His Own Words

Leonard Nimoy made an indelible mark on the world as an actor, a filmmaker, a family man, a photographer, a philanthropist and an icon. It's most illogical to even comtemplate that he passed away four years ago today, succumbing to COPD at the age of 83.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Why The Search for Spock Remains Vital Trek

Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, even three-plus decades after its release, remains a pivotal adventure for Kirk, Spock, McCoy and the rest of the Star Trek: The Original Series crew.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

WATCH: Trek's Replicator Nearing Reality

Star Trek’s replicator is this-close to becoming a reality. Right now, 3-D printers print objects layer by layer, a time-consuming process, particularly when larger objects are involved. Enter the scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, wh

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery explains the low-tech '60s vibe of the original show with a weird canon twist | SYFY WIRE

Like the previous episode, "An Obol for Charon" was a lot to take in, which means you’ll be forgiven if you missed the huge canon retcon that was slipped into the opening moments of the episode.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

From one generation to the next: Ranking the Starships Enterprise

"It's been a long road, getting from there to here," croons Russell Watson in the opening titles of Star Trek: Enterprise, and you might be forgiven to think he's talking about the lineage of starships named Enterprise.

Entertainment | The Original Series

'Star Trek: Year Five' to Explore Hidden Chapter of Enterprise History

The comic book from IDW Publishing will look at the final year of the crew's original mission.

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Celebrate Star Trek: Discovery’s return with one of the best episodes of the most neglected Trek series - The Verge

Star Trek: Discovery is back for its second season on CBS All Access, and it’s still exploring how being raised by Spock’s parents, Vulcan father Sarek and human mother Amanda, affected series protagonist Michael Burnham. It’s a good time to look ba

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery is back and ready for action

Star Trek: Discovery’s second season premiere doesn’t waste much time. Within ten minutes, we’ve got our portentous opening narration; a flashback establishing Michael Burnham’s difficult relationship with her brother; and, in the present day, Chr

Entertainment | Star Trek News

2018: The Year in Trek

News - StarTrek.com looks back at the year in Trek, from the announcement of Sir Patrick Stewart's upcoming return as Picard to the passing of several notable Trek figures. Read on at...

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Top 6 ways the Star Trek franchise can move forward

With Star Trek: Picard set to give us our first canonical look into the galaxy post Nemesis and Voyager and complaints about prequels feeling played out ho...

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: 6 Actors Who Regretted Being On Deep Space Nine (And 14 Who Adored It)

Though working on Deep Space Nine was a dream come true for many actors, others were happy to leave it behind.

Science & Technology | Trek Merchandise

Your Montgomery Scott Scotch Awaits

News - Scotty is a-smiling, as Silver Screen Bottling Co. has just unveiled Montgomery Scott Scotch. Drink in details, ahead...

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Patrick Stewart's Jean-Luc Picard 'Star Trek' Will Debut at End of 2019

David Nevins, chief creative officer for CBS, says Patrick Stewart's upcoming Jean-Luc Picard "Star Trek" TV Show should debut at the end of 2019.

Entertainment | Movies & Television

How horses and e-bikes help William Shatner stay fit and creative at 87 - Los Angeles Times

Still active in show business, legendary performer William Shatner discusses a key element in his long, joyful ride: daily fitness activities.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

New Star Trek Animated Series Announced!

News - CBS All Access has announced that they’ve given a two-season commitment to Star Trek: Lower Decks, an animated comedy from Emmy Award-winner Mike McMahan. Details ahead...

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Captains Picard and Kirk Could Convince Kate Mulgrew to Reprise Her 'Star Trek' Role on Film

"Janeway embodied goodness as well as boldness, passion as well as intelligence," Kate Mulgrew says of her "Star Trek" character.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek, learning from Star Wars' mistakes, to opt for distinct tones, strategic releases with new TV shows

If there is one thing that binds all modern humans, it’s our collective desire for More Content. As such, it seemed only natural to keep our maws stuffed with the stuff, as Lucasfilm demonstrated with its abundance of Star Wars films, spin-offs, TV show

Entertainment | ENTERTAINMENT

Jewish Actor William Shatner Talks About Facing a ‘Great Deal’ of Antisemitism as a Child

Jewish Canadian actor William Shatner opened up in a recent interview about being the target of antisemites during his childhood....

Entertainment | The Original Series

For William Shatner, Early 'Star Trek' Was Far From Glamorous

William Shatner had a difficult time the first few years after 'Star Trek' premiered, as it wasn't popular yet.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

CBS All Access' 'Star Trek: Discovery' is viewable offline with a catch

We're inching closer to a future where more of our streaming services make their offerings available offline. The latest is CBS All Access, as spotted by TechCr...

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

20 Enterprising Facts About Star Trek

On this day in 1966, Gene Roddenberry's galaxy-spanning saga debuted and transformed sci-fi TV into a genre rich with multilayered drama, ethnic diversity, and real-world issues

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Sir Patrick Stewart Returning to Iconic Picard Role

News - Sir Patrick Stewart will be returning to his iconic role as Jean-Luc Picard in a new CBS All Access Star Trek series...

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Quentin Tarantino's 'Star Trek' Will be R-Rated Says Zachary Quinto

Quentin Tarantino may be boldly taking Star Trek where it has never gone before, into an R-rated movie.Star Trek film star Zachary Quinto, who plays Spock, recently spoke to USA Today about his future with the franchise. In discussing Tarantino’s Star T

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

The Story Behind How Star Trek Created Klingon And Vulcan Is Great

Star Trek went the extra mile in creating some of its alien languages like Klingon and Vulcan, giving them real form and grammar rather than simply creating gibberish.

Science & Technology | Trek Merchandise

Mego Toys Returns With Retro Line Of Figures Coming To Target, Including ‘Star Trek’ – TrekMovie.com

The 1970s are coming back from the company that made the first big wave of mainstream 'Star Trek' toys.

Entertainment | TNG

Star Trek: 20 Things Wrong With TNG Everyone Chooses To Ignore

From the interpretation of the Prime Directive to Picard's accent, there are a lot of problems with Star Trek: The Next Generation that we overlook.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

The cast of J.J. Abrams' reboot is ready to beam aboard Tarantino's Star Trek movie

Ever since we received confirmation that Paramount is busy working on two separate Star Trek films, the fairly obvious assumption is that one of them is the much-ballyhooed, R-rated, Quentin Tarantino-directed installment of the franchise. And now we know

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek vs Transformers

News - It’ll be Star Trek vs Transformers this fall, with the Enterprise crew taking on the shape-changing robots of Cybertron. Yes, it’s true. IDW Publishing, in September, will release...

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Captain Kirk Returns to the Bridge

News - William Shatner returned to the bridge of the U. S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701 with a visit to the Star Trek: Original Series Set Tour. Details at...

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

Star Trek: The 15 Strongest Species, Ranked From Weakest To Most Powerful

Star Trek has introduced us to a large number of alien species. But which one is the most powerful of them all?

Entertainment | Miscellanneous Trek

12 wonderful William Shatner television performances beyond Star Trek

Shatner has played everything from a drug lord to an astronaut who can talk with dolphins.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek Fan Attempting To Chronicle Every Video Error in the Franchise

Star Trek fans are passionate fans. From deep, detailed knowledge of the show's many characters, [...]

Entertainment | Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy stashed Tootsie Pops in his Tricorder

Mr. Spock's candy habits help authenticate classic 'Star Trek' props.

Entertainment | The Original Series

Here's what Spock was originally going to look like on 'Star Trek'

"Wagon Train to the stars." That was famously the basic pitch from Gene Roddenberry when he was explaining his science-fiction series Star Trek. While the voyages of the Enterprise certainly share some narrative similarities with that wandering Western show, the influences behind Star Trek run a little deeper.

Entertainment | New Star Trek!

Star Trek: Discovery's Second Season Might Feature More Traditional Trek Touches

Star Trek: Discovery has been different than the iterations of Trek to come before it, in ways both delightful and infuriating. But the second season might be playing with at least a few more elements from the traditional Star Trek toybox.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

Star Trek: Inside “The Trouble with Tribbles,” 50 Years Later | Vanity Fair

Dismissed as “frivolous” by Mr. Spock himself, the episode—in which the U.S.S. Enterprise is overrun by fuzzy creatures—started with a 23-year-old college student taking inspiration from his pet mice.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

A Few Things Any Quentin Tarantino Star Trek Movie Is Gonna Need | WIRED

The director and J.J. Abrams are reportedly starting up a writers' room for a new voyage. Here are a few things to consider.

Entertainment | Star Trek News

The greatest episode of 'Star Trek' was nearly far, far different

In some alternate timeline, "City on the Edge of Forever" has a flawed Kirk and a darker plot.

Miscellaneous | Other Kinds of Whatnot

The First Mashable Comic-Con Awards

From Barb to "Star Trek"—these are the events that mattered most.

Science & Technology | Science & Technology

These ER docs invented a real Star Trek tricorder

A group of doctors and engineers developed a sci-fi inspired device that can scan a patient, read his or her vital signs, and diagnose any medical problems in a matter of minutes.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Links

'Star Trek' at 50: How the TV series inspired a boy to become a scientist

Update on 'Boldly celebrating 50 years of 'Star Trek's' television, movies and more '

Entertainment | Entertainment

Bye Bye 'Abramsverse': Alternate 'Star Trek' Timeline Gets Official Name | Spinoff Online | TV & Film News Daily

The timeline that started with 2009's "Star Trek" and continues this year in "Star Trek Beyond" now has an official name.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Star Trek Beyond Will ‘Deconstruct’ the Star Trek Franchise

Star Trek Beyond co-star/co-writer Simon Pegg has offered new details regarding the storyline for the film, said to be a Star Trek 'deconstruction'.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Transparent Aluminum: Real, Glass-Like, See-Through Metal

Stronger than glass, various military and commercial applications for this remarkable material are already being tested. What was once used in the

Entertainment | Entertain Me

'I don’t know why he stopped talking to me'

In his new book, Leonard: My Fifty-Year Friendship With a Remarkable Man, William Shatner reflects on his 50-year friendship with his Star Trek co-star Leonard Nimoy.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Watch the official trailer for Star Trek Beyond | Polygon

Update: Paramount Pictures released the official trailer for the movie following the leaked version. Our original post follows. The trailer for Star Trek Beyond, the third in the franchise, has...

Entertainment | Entertainment

Star Trek 3 Beyond Plot Spoilers: The Mysterious Ship That Is And Is Not The Enterprise

Shooting wrapped on Star Trek Beyond in Dubai, and photos from the set provide a number of insights into potential Star Trek 3 plot spoilers.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

The Math Of Star Trek: How Trying To Solve Fermat's Last Theorem Revolutionized Mathematics - Forbes

People who, like Captain Picard, tried to solve Fermat's Last Theorem ended up revolutionizing math.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The true ethical lessons of the Kobayashi Maru test in Star Trek

Just what are cadets to learn from the Kobayashi Maru scenario in Star Trek? While it’s the perfect foreshadowing and opening for Star Trek II: The Wrath Of Khan, with its discussion of death and sacrifice, and is later used to show the cockiness of Kirk and the rigidity of Spock in the 2009 reboot, is there more to the test than just a narrative device?

Humor | Funny Stuff

Bank of Canada urges ‘Star Trek’ fans to stop ‘Spocking’ their fivers | Dangerous Minds

  Bank of Canada is pleading with Star Trek fans to stop “Spocking” its five dollar bills. Since Leonard Nimoy’s death, Canadian folks have been “Spocking” the hell out of the five dollar bill that features a portrait of Canada’s seventh prim

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Star Trek vs. Superman: Who's the Fastest Sci-Fi Spacefarer? (Graphic)

A new graphic pits fictional spaceships and characters against each other in races across the universe.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Star Trek superfan boldly goes where no interior decorator has gone before

A man's home is his castle, or in the case of Steve Doman, his spaceship

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

Star Trek-style 'tricorders' on their way to customers | The Times of Israel

In just a few weeks, early adopters will receive the world’s first device that can scan products and provide a list of ingredients, components, materials, and other important information about food, pharmaceuticals, plants, and much more.

Architecture & Interior Design | Architecture and Design

Wealthy Chinese 'Star Trek' fan builds company headquarters in shape of USS Enterprise - May. 26, 2015

NetDragon has built a $100 million headquarters in the shape of the USS Enterprise in China's

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Has NASA Really Created A Warp Drive? | IFLScience

Forget blowing bubbles, NASA may be on the path to discovering warp bubbles that will open up every corner of the universe for human exploration. We have broken the speed of sound, but now NASA scientists are tentatively announcing they may have broken t

Science & Technology | Israeli Innovation

A Year On, SCiO Is On Its Way To Revolutionizing Our Interaction With The Physical World

A year ago, Consumer Physics shattered all crowd funding expectations with the launch of their cutting edge pocket spectrometer named ScIO.

Science & Technology | Technology

​Unlock the secret Spock emoji in iOS 8.3 - CNET

Apple has added support for a Vulcan salute emoji on iPhones and iPads, but you won't find it on the emoji keyboard.

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Simon Pegg: Star Trek 3 Will Be True to the TV Show

It sounds as though Simon Pegg is set to steer Star Trek 3 closer to the original TV series - but is that a good thing?

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘Star Trek 3′ Returning The ‘Spirit’ of Original TV Series

'Star Trek 3' star and co-writer Simon Pegg says the movie will be a return to the TV series' original 'optimism' and sense of adventure.

Entertainment | Film

Leonard Nimoy remembered as 'more than Mr. Spock' as celebrities react - LA Times

In the wake of Leonard Nimoy 's death Friday at his home in Bel-Air, celebrities remembered the 83-year-old not only as the iconic Mr. Spock character he'd originated on "Star Trek" but also as a great friend.

Entertainment | Entertainment News!

Stars React to Leonard Nimoy's Death

Hollywood is mourning the loss of Leonard Nimoy.  The beloved actor, who was best known for his r...

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Spock - Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan

Captain Spock (Leonard Nimoy) gives the ultimate sacrifice for his friends.

Entertainment | Entertain Me

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83 - NYTimes.com

In addition to acting, Mr. Nimoy directed films; published poetry, autobiographies and books of photography; and recorded music.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Scientists Create Water-Based Tractor Beam That Can Control Floating Objects

From Yahoo News: Physicists at Australian National University have taken a bold step toward “Star Trek” tech with their latest invention — a water-based tractor beam that could eventually be used to clean up oil spills and control floating objects.

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

How Much Would It Cost to Build the Starship Enterprise?

So you want to build the Enterprise. Don't we all! Well good news: according to some quick, messy, napkin math, it's possible. Kind of. The bad news? It's going to be stupid expensive. But not unfathomably so! Start scrounging up your space-pe

Science & Technology | Tech

How today’s technology is rapidly catching up to 'Star Trek'

Science fiction is quickly becoming science reality. Many of the technologies that we saw in

Politics | Climate Change

Al Gore Denounced in Australian Press as Money Hungry 'Ferengi' for Suspicious Mining Magnate Alliance

Imagine if in America there were a coal mining magnate as famous as Donald Trump who was the founder of a political party named after himself (Trump United Party?). In addition, this well known person would be strongly opposed to a carbon tax. Obviously s

Entertainment | Entertainment

Director Bob Orci Says ‘Star Trek 3′ Story Is Part of the 5-Year Mission

'Star Trek 3' director Roberto Orci talks about the future of the starship Enterprise, teasing new antagonists on the crew's 5-year mission.

Science & Technology | Social Media

Everything I Needed To Know About Social Media I Learned From Star Trek - Jeffbullas's Blog

Ever noticed how many business owners look at social media as if it were from space? Here are lessons from Star Trek that I have applied to social media

Science & Technology | Cool Stuff

Boeing's New Space Capsule Is Straight Out Of 'Star Trek'

Boeing's new space capsule will rocket crews to the International Space Station in style.

Science & Technology | Tech

Flying Cars and Tricorders: How Sci-Fi Invented the Present

From Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to George Orwell’s 1984 to Spike Jonze’s Oscar-nominated Her, artists have imagined what the future will look like. In this week’s episode, Kurt Andersen explores how science fiction has shaped the

Science & Technology | Science & Space

Star Trek 'tractor beam' created by scientists

A team of scientists has created a real-life miniature tractor beam - as featured in the Star Trek series - in a development which may lead to more efficient medical testing.