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Watch the first trailer for Justin Lin's Star Trek Beyond here

Watch the first trailer for Justin Lin's Star Trek Beyond here

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It's time to once again boldly go where no man has gone before. Paramount Pictures has released the first trailer for a new Star Trek movie, and although JJ Abrams is no longer calling the shots from behind the camera, the third installment in the rebooted... >>

Google to Scotty, search giant only went and made a Star Trek communicator

Google to Scotty, search giant only went and made a Star Trek communicator

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It's no secret that Google is always developing hardware ideas and concepts that may or may not make it to full consumer release, but we've rarely wanted one as much as we do the device revealed in an interview with Time in the US. Amit Singhal, senior... >>

The EM Drive is here to get us to the Moon in 4 hours, without fuel

The EM Drive is here to get us to the Moon in 4 hours, without fuel

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The extremely exciting EM Drive, which could offer high-speed propulsion without fuel, has been confirmed as a working invention. The drive, which has been compared to Star Trek's impulse drive, was said to be impossible when British inventor Roger Shawyer... >>

This is a real-life Star Trek Communicator that actually works as a Bluetooth handset

This is a real-life Star Trek Communicator that actually works as a Bluetooth handset

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A company has taken Star Trek's iconic Communicator (the "last remaining Communicator prop in the universe", in fact), 3D-scanned every curve, line, and texture of the original housing, and recreated the device from die-cast metal. But that's not the... >>

Incredible Trekkie flat goes on sale, you can boldly go buy it

Incredible Trekkie flat goes on sale, you can boldly go buy it

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To all you Star Trek fans, a rare gem has appeared on our long-range scanners – a flat that's kitted out for the ultimate Trekkie. The Star Trek inspired flat is designed entirely to look like the inside of the USS Voyager space ship. Although for non-super... >>

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set: Boldly go where no fish has gone before

Star Trek U.S.S. Enterprise Sushi Set: Boldly go where no fish has gone before

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Star Trek and sushi might not be something you'd immediately see going together but ThinkGeek did and now it's something you can own. The Star Trek U.S.S Enterprise Sushi Set has arrived to take the geek rating of sushi eating to the next frontier. The... >>

Gingerbread, the final frontier: This starship Enterprise model has us drooling

Gingerbread, the final frontier: This starship Enterprise model has us drooling

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Some Star Trek fans might be dismayed that the next Star Trek movie has fallen into the hands of Fast & Furious director Justin Lin, but you can take heart in this gingerbread USS Enterprise.  Rather than making a gingerbread house, this USS Enterprise... >>

Tractor beam moves glass particles, potential for hoverboards and gravity guns at last

Tractor beam moves glass particles, potential for hoverboards and gravity guns at last

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A real world tractor beam has been developed and used by physicists to move glass particles. The tractor beam, which uses a single laser beam, was able to move tiny glass particles at up to 20 centimetres in distance. The beam both attracted and repelled... >>

This new cloaking device will make anything invisible, you can build it for £60

This new cloaking device will make anything invisible, you can build it for £60

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Cloaking devices aren't new in science fiction, with Star Trek and Harry Potter featuring them, but they are new to the real world. A few universities have reportedly created versions of them but this new cloak is particularly impressive, and cheap. The... >>

Tractor beam created in water, gravity guns here we come

Tractor beam created in water, gravity guns here we come

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A real-world tractor beam has been created for pulling-in and pushing-out objects. The catch? It's water only, for now. Next step, air control for gravity guns. Both Star Wars and Star Trek agree on one thing the future will hold – tractor beams. And... >>