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Patrick Stewart plays Jean-Luc Picard in the sci-fi space series "Star Trek."

Warp speeds in ‘Star Trek’ are achingly slow, and a simple animation by a former NASA scientist proves it

The animation shows how long it takes the starship Enterprise in "Star Trek" to reach Pluto at warp factors that break the known laws of physics.

10 surprising things you didn’t know about ‘The Matrix’

Ahead of the series' upcoming fourth installment starring Keanu Reeves, here are some behind-the-scenes secrets about this beloved sci-fi movie.
In the 1979 movie "Alien," the xenomorph tries to attack Sigourney Weaver's character.

The iconic film ‘Alien’ came out 40 years ago. A scientist explains why Hollywood depictions of extraterrestrials have changed since then....

It's been 40 years since "Alien" came out. The aliens now depicted in Hollywood blockbusters are less humanoid and more scientifically plausible.
"Shadowkeep" is the next big expansion coming to "Destiny 2."

‘Destiny 2’ got off to a rocky start, but it’s turned into a game that everybody should play

"Destiny 2" was in a rough state when it launched in September 2017. Two years later, the game is everything fans wanted it to be, and then some.
"I Am Mother" is a film about a teenage girl, played by Clara Rugaard, raised from birth by a robot named Mother.

People can’t get enough of Netflix’s thriller ‘I Am Mother.’ Here’s what you need to know before watching.

One of the latest additions to Netflix’s growing library of original thriller content, "I Am Mother" is a film about a teenage girl raised by a robot.
Miley Cyrus in "Black Mirror" season five.

All 23 episodes of Netflix’s ‘Black Mirror,’ ranked from worst to best

We've ranked every episode of Charlie Brooker's sci-fi anthology series "Black Mirror" from worst to best, including season five.
The 1990 film "Total Recall" may have predicted the rise of self-driving cars.

9 predictions from old sci-fi movies that actually came true

Movies like "Blade Runner," "The Terminator," and "2001: A Space Odyssey" all predicted modern-day tech like military drones and smart homes.
Some of the space-travel innovations in "Star Trek" violate the known properties of physics.

10 beloved sci-fi shows that experts say got science wrong

While some sci-fi TV shows push the limits of scientific and space-travel technology, others feature science that's impossible by today's laws.
Forest City, Malaysia

These billion-dollar cities are straight out of science fiction, and they will soon become a reality

The technologies in these billion-dollar megaprojects rival science fiction.
Amanda Knox.

Amanda Knox and her boyfriend are engaged — watch his sci-fi-themed proposal

On Friday, TV host and author Amanda Knox announced on Instagram that she and her boyfriend novelist Christopher Robinson are engaged to be married.