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Is Real World Iron Man Tech Possible?

Was Tony Stark, that cool exec with a heart of steel, on to something when he came up with the idea of the ARC Reactor, the life-saving device that also powers the Iron Man armor in the MCU? Let’s take a look…

The Boys’ Starlight: The Most Realistic Superhero Powers?

Believe it or not, there’s a surprising amount of scientific evidence to support Starlight’s powers on The Boys.

Could the 3 Body Problem Headset Work in Real Life?

We ask the question raised by Netflix’s 3 Body Problem: Is it possible to create a headset that can hijack the human brain?

Is Planet of the Apes Our Future?

What would it take for our future to look like the one depicted in the Planet of the Apes franchise?

Red Dwarf: What Does Stasis Technology Do?

The central concept of Red Dwarf is the fact that a main character was put in stasis for three million years. We look at all the ways could (or couldn’t) work.

The Scariest Thing About the Alien Franchise

One of the most iconic space monsters in cinematic history gets put under the Does if Fly? microscope as we examine the terrifying questions of the Xenomorph life cycle. Not for the faint of heart!

The Central Question of an Underrated Modern Sci-Fi Classic!

Just how DID the aliens from Attack the Block make their way to our planet? The answer is a little chemistry, a little biology, and a whole lot of “nasty.”

Are We Headed Toward the Dystopian Future of Children of Men?

Join us as we delve into the intricacies of a childless society’s functioning, the plausibility of a species-wide epidemic, and the mechanics of viral transmission as we explore the blend of fact and fiction that underpins the iconic sci-fi film: Children of Men.

Doctor Who: How Could a TARDIS Actually Work?

From black holes to reverse time acceleration and more, we look at the science, the fiction, and everything in between behind Doctor Who’s most iconic piece of technology, the TARDIS.

Can We Create Black Mirror’s San Junipero in Real Life?

We explore the science, morality, and story logic behind one of Black Mirror’s most celebrated episodes, the mysterious San Junipero.

Is Star Trek’s Transporter Really Possible?

We explore the rules of one of the greatest innovations in sci-fi history, Star Trek’s transporter! We also ask the big question: could this iconic science fiction technology become a science reality in our lifetimes?