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Archive - 2010

November 17th

New Theory Opens Possibilities, from Klingon Cloaks to Data’s Brain

You may remember us reporting on advancements in cloaking technology in earlier articles . It seems that they’ve come up with new applications for this budding tech. A new mathematical theory takes current cloaking technology in several directions at once. One of the new applications can potentially cloak events in both time and space.CONTINUE READING >>

November 16th

Star Trek Online Update: Season 3 Genesis & New Ships In The C-Store

Star Trek Online Update: Season 3 Genesis & C-Store Updates

Just in time for the holiday season, Cryptic Studios is preparing a new chapter in Star Trek Online, Season 3: Genesis that's surely aimed to please. It's time to start planning your missions now, because when season 3 hits in December, STO Players will be able to create their own missions using a brand new tool called The Foundry. Also on tap for Season 3 is the Holodeck. This new feature allows players to replay their favorite STO missions with new episode specific rewards. Integration of Borg technology will also be available to higher ranked players. The new tech will enhance weapons, engines, etc and give players the option to display the Borg tech on their ships.

On top of all the upcoming Season 3 additions, there are three brand new ships available in the cryptic C-Store. Check out the Season 3 and C-Store updates below.

Season 3: Genesis

Introducing: The Foundry BetaCONTINUE READING >>

November 15th

Shameless Self Promotion. Subspace Communique Wins An EAE Award From Ex Astris Scientia

Shameless Self Promotion.  Subspace Communique Wins An EAE Award From Ex Astris Scientia

Sitting at a table in the convention food court on Sunday, we received a tweet from one of our followers congratulating us on an award we had won from Ex Astris Scientia. Wait what? An award? We quickly checked out ex-astris-scientia.org and sure enough, we had won the EAE award for November 2010. Just about any Trek fan knows that Ex Astris Scientia is an internet authority on all things Star Trek canon and EAS has been giving out it's EAE awards since 1999. We're so thrilled and honored to receive the award!

Here's what Ex Astris Scientia had to say about us:CONTINUE READING >>

November 14th

"Buck Alice and the Actor Robot" Audio Book By Star Trek's Walter Koenig Available Tomorrow

"Buck Alice and the Actor Robot" Audio Book By Star Trek's Walter Koenig Available Tomorrow

We had a blast at WizardWorld's Austin Comic-con this weekend and we even got the chance to talk with Star Trek's own Walter Koenig. During our brief interview, Walter told us about the upcoming audio drama release of "Buck Alice and the Actor Robot". Based on his book of the same name, the radio drama will be available for sale tomorrow (November 15th) through Amazon.CONTINUE READING >>

Austin Comic-con Live Coverage - Day 3 - "bidi-bidi-bidi"

Austin Comic-con Live Coverage - Day 3 - "bidi-bidi-bidi"

Welcome to Day 3 of our live coverage of the Austin Comic-con 2010. We've had a blast the last couple of days and WizardWorld puts on a heckuva show. We'll be rooming the convention floor today taking photos and commenting on what we see. Check out the full coverage below.

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November 13th

Austin Comic-con Live Coverage - Day 2 - "Nuclear Wessels"

Austin Comic-con Live Coverage - Day 1 - "Nuclear Wessels"

Here's our live coverage of the Austin Comic-con, Day 2. We had a blast covering Day 1 and look forward to all of the great Q&A sessions Day 2 has to offer. Walter Koenig has a scheduled Q&A session today, plus Billy D. Williams & Ray Park. We'll be bringing you those and all the wild stuff that happens on the show floor. Check out our full coverage below.

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November 12th

Austin Comic-con Live Coverage - Day 1 - "Hulk'd"

Check out our live coverage of the Austin Comic-con Day 1 below. Today's coverage could be filed under "Not Star Trek, but still awesome." Walter Koenig's Q&A will be tomorrow, but today we'll be covering all the awesome costumes & star Q&As we can handle. Enjoy!

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November 11th

Austin Comic-con Starts Tomorrow With Star Trek's Walter Koenig & A Myriad Of Other Stars

The Austin Comic-con is upon us and is shaping up to be quite a show. Star Trek's Walter Koenig will be in attendance with a full Q&A scheduled for Saturday. We'll be there all three days live blogging the event.  We're a little sad that only one Trek star is in attendance, but The Hulk, The Six Million Dollar Man, & The Soup Nazi will be there to dazzle and entertain. We're actually looking forward to the Lou Ferrigno Q&A. We loved the Incredible Hulk, but we're extra fond of Lou's role on "King of Queens". Ya know, he played himself. Good Stuff. Be sure to check back starting tomorrow for our live coverage.

Austin Comic-con
The Austin Convention Center
500 East Cesar Chavez Street
Friday, Nov. 12, noon - 8 pm
Saturday, Nov. 13, 10 am - 7 pm
Sunday, Nov. 14, 10 am - 5 pm
Visit the official Wizard World site for a full guest list here.

Read the full schedule and press release below:CONTINUE READING >>

November 10th

Star Trek For Homework? Heck Yeah!

Star Trek For Homework? Heck Yeah!

What kid didn’t wish that just once their mom would say, “Now put that book down! Turn that TV on! And watch some Star Trek!” Ok, maybe it was just me, but come on, how cool would that have been? Now, if you take one of Professor Daryl Frazetti’s courses that may become a reality. Many of you may know Daryl from the documentaries “Trekkies” and “Trekkies 2.” More recently he’s using his knowledge of Star Trek and other science fiction in the Anthropology courses he teaches and a book he is currently writing. To help in the data collection for his upcoming book, “The Anthropology of Star Trek” he has created a short Star Trek Fandom survey  that you can take now through the end of November.CONTINUE READING >>

Bye Bye, Robot: Official Licensed Star Trek Fine Art