Star Trek


Celebrities Tweet Farewells To Leonard Nimoy

News of Leonard Nimoy’s death quickly spread through the Twitterverse.


Leonard Nimoy, who played the role of Spock in the original Star Trek television series, has died at the age of 83.  (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Leonard Nimoy, World Famous as Mr. Spock on ‘Star Trek’, Dies

Leonard Nimoy, world famous to “Star Trek” fans through a beloved cult TV series and a half-dozen films as the pointy-eared, purely logical science officer Mr. Spock, has died.


Faris Fink, commissioner of the IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Division, answer questions during a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing, on Capitol Hill, on June 6, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

IRS Official Who Played Spock In $50G ‘Star Trek’ Parody Apologizes For ‘Embarrassing’ Video

An Internal Revenue Service official whose division staged a lavish $4.1 million training conference and who starred as Mr. Spock in a “Star Trek” parody shown at the 2010 gathering conceded to Congress on Thursday that taxpayer dollars were wasted in the episode.


General view of the atmosphere at the Premiere of Paramount Pictures' 'Star Trek Into Darkness' at Dolby Theatre on May 14, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

No Need to Venture Into Deep Space for Free Movies

Captain Kirk and Spock will likely give Iron Man and Jay Gatsby a run for their money in the box office this weekend, but you don’t need to spend your hard earned dollars to get your sci-fi fix.


File photo of the International Space Station.  (Photo by Paolo Nespoli - ESA/NASA via Getty Images)

Space Not the Final Frontier for Viewing Movies

The crew of the International Space Station is boldly going where no one has gone before — to see the new “Star Trek” film.


It's not a "Star Trek" tricorder, but by hooking a variety of gadgets onto a smartphone you could almost get a complete physical — without the paper gown or even a visit to the doctor's office. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Full Physical Evaluation Becoming Possible Via Smartphone

It’s not a “Star Trek” tricorder, but by hooking a variety of gadgets onto a smartphone you could almost get a complete physical — without the paper gown or even a visit to the doctor’s office.


File photo of Star Wars fans dressed as Stormtroopers. (Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Obama Gaffe Disturbs Star Wars, Star Trek Fans

Uh oh. The nerds may be about to turn on Obama. There was a great disturbance in the Force Friday, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror about him mixing up his science fiction references.


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An Oscar-Worthy Free Movie Weekend

DC is a good place to be for fans of the movies. What other town lets adventurous cineasts catch every film nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards, one night at a time leading up to the ceremony, for the low, low price of nothing? Here’s the list of free movies for the week starting Feb. 16.


File photo of schematics of the NCC 1701 Enterprise that was first seen in the 1960s television program "Star Trek." (Photo Illustration by Haynes Publishing via Getty Images)

Nerds To President: Build The Enterprise Now!

For the past 50 years fans of the TV show “Star Trek” have dreamed of a real starship Enterprise. However one fan, an engineer in fact, believes that it’s possible to build an actual working model of the NCC-1701 Enterprise and fly it through the stars in the foreseeable future.


The crew of the USS Enterprise lines the flight deck during the carrier's homecoming at the Norfolk Naval Station (Photo Credit: Win McNamee / Getty Images)

Storied Carrier, ‘The Big E,’ Makes Final Voyage

When the makers of “Top Gun” were filming on board the USS Enterprise, they donated a set of black fuzzy dice to liven up the ship’s otherwise drab interior.