Sputnik Animation

Lasers just re-created the power of the Sun in a lab
Jun 30, 2014

The first time humanity achieved these conditions on purpose, we destroyed an entire island.

U.S. Navy's laser-equipped battleship floats out this summer
Jun 30, 2014

Coming to an Iranian Sea near you: a U.S. Navy warship equipped with laser cannons that can shoot down targets within a mile range.

Star Wars deflector shields are physically possible, sort of
Jun 30, 2014

Physics students show how deflector shields in Star Wars might physically work, and point to an example that already keeps us safe here on Earth.

A Super Bowl Star Trek trailer we wish we could see ...
Dec 14, 2012

Still waiting for J.J. Abrams' Star Trek? Here's the next best thing.