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6 Ways to Make SciFi and Fantasy Weapons More Believable

Ever read a fantasy book or watched a science fiction movie and struggled to suspend your disbelief due to the total lack of reality in some make believe weapons? Here’s advice for people writing this stuff on how to get guns and lasers and bow and wands right. Read More >>

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Sci-Fi Reality Check: Tractor Beams and Sonic Screwdrivers

Last May, researchers from the University of Dundee in Scotland proved that creating a tractor beam with sound was possible. This 10-minute video, recently posted by YouTube user whentheappledrops tries to simplify the science behind this discovery and suss out a definitive answer to the question: is this really possible? Read More >>

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The Science of Doctor Who’s Sonic Screwdriver

Ahead of this weekend's 50th anniversary of Doctor Who's first appearance on the small screen, the guys at Headsqueeze have taken a look at his famous Sonic Screwdriver—and asked if it could ever be, you know, scientifically possible. Read More >>

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Science Finally Makes Dr. Who’s Awesome Sonic Screwdriver a Reality

The BBC might have been blowing smoke when it first came up with the idea behind Dr. Who’s marvellous sonic screwdriver, but science has mimicked science fiction once again – the sonic screwdriver is real, and we the have boffins from the University of Dundee to thank for it. Read More >>