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M Night Shyamalan's next to have 'sci-fi bent'

Shyamalan said the criticism of the film made him cry hard.

May 15, 2019, 22:43 PM IST

`Star Trek`: Science fiction turns science fact

A University of Jena (Germany) study reveals that physicists are actually capable of beaming or teleporting, if not actual solid particles at least their properties.

Mar 05, 2016, 09:02 AM IST

Astronauts aboard space station watch 'The Martian'

The astronauts were able to watch the movie using the space station's HD projector which they use for conferences, tech software, etc.

Sep 21, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

'Back to the Future' turns 30, nostalgic fans celebrate

As the cult science-fiction "Back to the Future" turns 30, fans are reminiscing about the time transcending power of "88 miles per hour".

Jul 04, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

Searching for Susy: Collider to push physics frontier

Excitement is mounting at the world`s largest proton smasher, where scientists are close to launching a superpowered hunt for particles that may change our understanding of the Universe.

Feb 18, 2015, 10:23 AM IST

'Interstellar' film technology decodes spinning black holes

The team responsible for the stunning visual effects in filmmaker Christopher Nolan's epic film "Interstellar" has turned science fiction into facts by providing new insights into the powerful effects of black holes.

Feb 14, 2015, 13:37 PM IST

'Star Wars' creator George Lucas has 'no interest' in science fiction

The 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas has revealed that he really has no interest in science fiction at all.

Jan 30, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

Satyajit Ray's science fiction hero in Bengal's school curriculum

 Satyajit Ray's ever popular science fiction character "Professor Shonku" and his adventures will form part of West Bengal's school curriculum from next year.

Sep 27, 2014, 19:51 PM IST

`The Giver` to release in India on August 15

Hollywood upcoming science fiction `The Giver`, starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep and Brenton Thwaites will hit theatres in India on August 15, coinciding with its US release.

Aug 05, 2014, 16:11 PM IST

How robotic prostitutes will change the sex industry

Two Kiwi researchers have envisioned what the sex industry would be like in the year 2050, when the prostitutes would be replaced by robots.

Apr 18, 2012, 12:47 PM IST

How robotic prostitutes will change the sex industry

Two Kiwi researchers have envisioned what the sex industry would be like in the year 2050, when the prostitutes would be replaced by robots.

Apr 18, 2012, 12:47 PM IST

Technology is making science fiction real: Google

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt predicted that rapid advances in technology will soon transform science fiction into reality.

Feb 29, 2012, 10:35 AM IST

Technology is making science fiction real: Google

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt predicted that rapid advances in technology will soon transform science fiction into reality.

Feb 29, 2012, 10:35 AM IST

Technology that helps see through walls

Peering through thick walls is no longer science fiction but stark reality, thanks to a new cutting edge technology developed by scientists.

Oct 19, 2011, 17:14 PM IST

Technology that helps see through walls

Peering through thick walls is no longer science fiction but stark reality, thanks to a new cutting edge technology developed by scientists.

Oct 19, 2011, 17:14 PM IST