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'Star Trek' Picard series to stream on Amazon Prime

The "Star Trek" Jean-Luc Picard series, based on the iconic character first portrayed by Patrick Stewart for seven seasons in "Star Trek: The Next Generation", will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime Video.

May 14, 2019, 13:51 PM IST

Michelle Yeoh stand-alone 'Star Trek' series in the works

The actor said she cannot wait to see where the story goes and she believes it will go "where no woman has ever gone before".

Jan 15, 2019, 23:33 PM IST

'Star Trek' star Nichelle Nichols diagnosed with dementia

Nichols started her career as Uhura in "Star Trek" on the TV series in the '60s. 

Aug 11, 2018, 15:47 PM IST

'Star Trek' actress Nichelle suffering from dementia

Former Hollywood movie star Nichelle Nichols of `Star Trek` TV series fame has been diagnosed with dementia. According to her doctor Meena Makhijani, the actress is currently suffering from a moderate form of progressive dementia, reported TMZ.

Aug 11, 2018, 00:35 AM IST

'Star Trek' actor Jon Paul Steuer committed suicide

Steuer's death was announced by his band, P.R.O.B.L.E.M.S., on Facebook in January.

Jun 12, 2018, 13:02 PM IST

Quentin Tarantino's 'Star Trek' to be R-rated

There have been 13 'Star Trek' movies so far.

Dec 08, 2017, 14:36 PM IST

J J Abrams, Quentin Tarantino team up for 'Star Trek' film

Abrams had rebooted the franchise in 2009 with 'Star Trek' and also went on to helm 'Star Trek Into Darkness', before hitching his wagon to Lucasfilm's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'.

Dec 05, 2017, 15:43 PM IST

Cast of 'Star Trek' never got their residuals for original series

According to captain Kirk, the original crew of Starship Enterprise has never received their residual payments.

Aug 22, 2017, 15:28 PM IST

George Takei clarifies comments about gay Sulu in 'Star Trek'

 Actor George Takei has clarified why he disagreed with the makers of "Star Trek" on making the character of Sulu, which he once played, as gay in their next film.

Jul 14, 2016, 17:34 PM IST

'Star Trek Beyond' is more relevant than ever

'Star Trek Beyond' will be hitting the cinemas on July 21.

Jul 12, 2016, 17:42 PM IST

Celebrities mourn 'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin death

JJ Abrams, Jodie Foster, Kat Dennings, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Guillermo del Toro, Tom Hiddleston among other celebrities mourned the loss of actor Anton Yelchin, who died after a car accident.

Jun 20, 2016, 10:26 AM IST

'Star Trek' actor Anton Yelchin dies in car crash at age 27

Anton Yelchin, a charismatic and rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the new "Star Trek" films, has died at the age of 27. He was killed in a fatal traffic collision early Sunday morning, his publicist, Jennifer Allen confirmed.

Jun 20, 2016, 00:19 AM 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

'Jurassic Park' to get orchestral makeover

 'Jurassic Park' movie will make a come back to the big screen in November!

Jan 17, 2016, 12:01 PM IST

US honours Pluto's historic flyby with postal stamps

The US Postal Service has released a preview of its new 2016 stamps highlighting NASA's planetary science programme, including the New Horizons' historic 2015 flyby.

Dec 31, 2015, 15:26 PM IST

Google makes secret Star Trek like communicator device

Google's prototype circular device connects to a smart phone through Bluetooth.

Nov 24, 2015, 10:36 AM IST

`Sci-fi` sonic tractor beam becomes reality

Tractor beams are mysterious rays that can grab and lift objects.

Oct 28, 2015, 11:13 AM IST

William Shatner to receive Voice Arts Icon award

"Star Trek" legend William Shatner will be honoured for is voice-over work at the second annual Voice Arts Awards.

Oct 16, 2015, 13:22 PM IST

New distance record for teleporting quantum data set

A team of researchers has broken the distance record for quantum teleportation.

Sep 23, 2015, 13:55 PM IST

'Star Trek' tractor beam to move objects in space

 In collaboration with US-based technology company Arx Pax, NASA is planning to create a Star Trek-style tractor beam which is capable of moving objects in space, media reports said.

Sep 07, 2015, 17:44 PM IST