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'Star Trek: Discovery' gets Season 4, may run till 2027

17 Oct 2020

'Star Trek: Discovery' gets Season 4, may run till 2027

Those who have been watching Star Trek at a stretch would be ecstatic, given that CBS All Access is working on its fourth season.

'Dune' trailer promises high-octane action and insight into planet Arrakis

10 Sep 2020

'Dune' trailer promises high-octane action and insight into planet Arrakis

Warner Bros. has released the trailer of sci-fi film Dune and it looks like an aesthetic collaboration of VFX and a cool cast.

Five funniest episodes of 'The Big Bang Theory'

13 Jan 2019

Five funniest episodes of 'The Big Bang Theory'

In the interest of full disclosure, I am not a The Big Bang Theory fan.

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis sold for over $1mn

09 Nov 2018

Stephen Hawking's wheelchair, thesis sold for over $1mn

On Thursday, the motorised wheelchair used by late British physicist Stephen Hawking sold for $391,740, while his thesis sold for a whopping $761,000.

#ComicBytes: 5 celebrities who are crazy about comics

27 Oct 2018

#ComicBytes: 5 celebrities who are crazy about comics

Comic book aficionados are, often, called nerds and not always lovingly.

NUJS to start law course based on Harry Potter universe

25 Oct 2018

NUJS to start law course based on Harry Potter universe

Come December, a nationally reputed law school, Kolkata's National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), will start offering a law course based on the Harry Potter universe as an "experiment" to "encourage creative thinking".

NASA names constellations after Hulk, Thor's hammer, Godzilla: Details here

22 Oct 2018

NASA names constellations after Hulk, Thor's hammer, Godzilla: Details here

If you look at the night sky, you'd probably point out at least a few constellations like The Big Dipper or Orion's belt.

#SheToo? Actress Argento, who accused Weinstein, paid her own accuser

20 Aug 2018

#SheToo? Actress Argento, who accused Weinstein, paid her own accuser

Italian actress Asia Argento grabbed the spotlight when she became one of the first women to speak out against Harvey Weinstein's sexual transgressions.

Meet Rohit Prasad, the Indian-born engineer who created Amazon's Alexa

23 Jul 2018

Meet Rohit Prasad, the Indian-born engineer who created Amazon's Alexa

Despite being a distant sci-fi vision in the 1970s, virtual assistants have become commonplace now.

6 things you probably didn't know about Stephen Hawking

14 Mar 2018

6 things you probably didn't know about Stephen Hawking

Legendary physicist Stephen Hawking died today at his Cambridge home. He was 76.

Stephen Hawking, renowned British scientist, dies aged 76

14 Mar 2018

Stephen Hawking, renowned British scientist, dies aged 76

Iconic scientist Stephen Hawking, whose ideas shaped modern cosmology, died today at his home in Cambridge. He was 76.

You can send your name to the sun!

08 Mar 2018

You can send your name to the sun!

NASA is inviting the general public all over the globe to send in their names if they want to be featured on the US space agency's first solar probe this summer.

"Spacey made a sexual-advance toward me when I was 14"

30 Oct 2017

"Spacey made a sexual-advance toward me when I was 14"

House of Cards actor Kevin Spacey tweeted on Monday morning apologizing to Star Trek actor Anthony Rapp, who accused Spacey of trying to seduce him when he was only 14. He has also admitted that he is gay.

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

01 Aug 2017

Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!

While we are nowhere close to producing any desired food using replicators like in Star Trek, a recent study has proven that food can be created out of thin air.

NASA's Parker Solar Probe: Humanity's first mission to the sun

02 Jun 2017

NASA's Parker Solar Probe: Humanity's first mission to the sun

In 1969, when Neil Armstrong from NASA's Apollo 11 mission took the first step on the moon and made history, it was immortalized by the famous quote, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind."

Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons marries longtime partner Todd

15 May 2017

Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons marries longtime partner Todd

The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons, who plays Dr. Sheldon Cooper on the popular American sitcom, tied the knot with his longtime partner Todd Spiewak at New York's Rainbow Room.

ISRO's next space adventure to Venus is now seeking proposals

25 Apr 2017

ISRO's next space adventure to Venus is now seeking proposals

ISRO has announced that it will start accepting proposals regarding space-based experiments to study Venus, as it gears up to accomplish its first voyage to the planet.

Scientists who shone through Mangalyaan

13 Dec 2016

Scientists who shone through Mangalyaan

India's first interplanetary mission, Mangalyaan brought out pictures of the women at ISRO dressed in brightly coloured silk sarees celebrating the mission.