While Leonard and Sheldon debate science in Big Bang Theory, UCLA physicist David Saltzberg is checking their math, reports Scientific American.
Mythbusters tackles how to build a bazooka to defeat a Gorn, as previously demonstrated by Star Trek's Captain Kirk.
We look at six advanced technologies, from artificial intelligence to virtual reality, to see how close we've come to science fiction films' visions.
Doctor Atomic is an opera of the Manhattan Project and the scientists, including Oppenheimer, who created the atomic bomb, as reviewed by Scientific American.
The Boston Museum of Science interviews Scott Kirsner about his book, Inventing the Movies, and the history of technology in Hollywood.
I subscribe to quite a few podcasts, but I consider only two to be favorites. Though neither is showbiz-related, both often intersect from the topic, as evidenced by Showbits's previous references to both Major Nelson and Scientific American. In a timely interview, yesterday's episode of the latter's podcast (iTunes) features M. Night Shyamalan, director of…