Star Trek

nuqneH? yIjatlh! You can now learn Klingon with Duolingo

If you’re a real Star Wars Star Trek fan, chances are you’ve always dreamt of learning Klingon. It’s one of the most lovely and melodic tongues in the pantheon of fake languages, af

CBS renews ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ for a second season

CBS seems to be happy with its bet on a new Star Trek series — the network just announced that it’s renewing Star Trek: Discovery for a second season. Discovery premiered on CBS, but subseque

Elon Musk gets a nod as a space pioneer from ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

Elon Musk ranks alongside the Wright Brothers and the scientist who brought warp speed light to humanity, according to Star Trek: Discovery. On last night’s episode of the new CBS All-Access sho

Original Content explores the politics and space battles of ‘Star Trek: Discovery’

Star Trek: Discovery, the first Trek TV show in more than 10 years, premiered on CBS this week before making the leap to the network’s new streaming service, CBS All Access (which is where the r

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ presents a murkier vision of the classic franchise

Star Trek: Discovery has a lot riding on it, both for CBS executives (who are counting on the show to help them launch their paid streaming service, CBS All Access) and Star Trek fans (who've been wai

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ debut led to record sign-ups for CBS’s streaming service

CBS’s big bet on “Star Trek: Discovery,” the first Star Trek TV series since “Star Trek: Enterprise” wrapped in 2005, is also serving the network’s big bet on its o

3Doodler announces a robotics kit, Star Trek and Powerpuff Girls-themed pens

3Doodler’s getting out ahead of Toy Fair with the release of a whole bunch of new products, including a handful of kits and a pair of pens that mark some big licensing deals for the New York-based s

455 Films is crowdfunding a new documentary about ‘Star Trek: Deep Space Nine’

When it was on the air, Deep Space Nine always seemed to be overshadowed by other Star Trek spinoffs — in the words of showrunner Ira Steven Behr, it was the “bastard stepchild” of the

Reverse-engineering the universal translator

Cinema critics keep raving about Arrival, a sci-fi drama focusing on one linguist’s attempts to decipher an alien language. Star Trek recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. As a language geek and

‘For the Love of Spock’ pays tribute to Star Trek’s logical heart

No one person can take sole credit for Star Trek’s success, not even creator Gene Roddenberry. But Leonard Nimoy could make a pretty strong claim to being the franchise’s heart, or at least

Facebook boldly emojis where no emojis have emoji’d before

it’s the 50th anniversary of Star Trek, counting from the airing of the first episode of the original 1966 Star Trek series starring William Shatner and Leonard Nimoy. Facebook is marking the o

Fans celebrate Star Trek’s 50th anniversary

Here’s something I asked myself a lot last weekend: Am I really a serious Star Trek fan? The obvious answer: Well, sure. I’ve watched hundreds of hours of Star Trek on TV, I’ve seen all of the m

‘Star Trek Beyond’ points the 50-year-old franchise back at the stars

Let’s start with the obvious: Star Trek Beyond is a pretty good movie, but it doesn’t quite make it into the top tier of Trek films like The Wrath of Khan, The Undiscovered Country and First Conta

Jeff Bezos has a cameo as an alien in the new ‘Star Trek’

When you’re worth like, $60 billion, you pretty much get to do what you want. You can launch your own space company, explore the bottom of the ocean and even make a brief, but resource-intensive cam

Ubisoft is bringing Star Trek to VR this fall

Well, this just rocketed to the top of our list of most eagerly anticipated VR games in warp speed. At its big pre-E3 press conference, Ubisoft unveiled Star Trek: Bridge Crew, a new title set to arri

CBS Will Launch A New “Star Trek” TV Series On Its Streaming Service, Not Network TV

CBS's own over-the-top streaming service aimed at cord cutters has largely flown under the radar in comparison with more popular competitors like Netflix and Hulu. But now the network is hoping to cha

Google Launches First Beta Of Its Zync Visual Effects Renderer On Google Cloud Platform

Google, the largest subsidiary corporation of Alphabet, wants movie studios to use its cloud to render their special effects. Last August, Google acquired Zync, a visual effects rendering service t

MB&F Mixes Up Sci-Fi Canon With A New High-Tech Music Box

Watchmaker MB&F aka Maximilian Büsser & Friends is well known for its dedication to the sci-fi cause. Many of the watches - some costing over $100,000 - are reminiscent of robots, steampunk e

ThinkGeek Sets Phasers To “Gesture-Based Remote Control”

Peddler of nerdy wares ThinkGeek has a new product launching just in time for San Diego Comic-Con, and it should give Trekkers more control over when and how they watch their favorite show. The gadget

The Deep Space Tourbillon Is A One-Off, Handmade Watch That Will Take You To Infinity And Beyond

As you may well know, the <a target="_blank" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tourbillon">tourbillon</a> is one of the hardest (and most expensive) complications to build and only the very rich and
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