Real Tech Archive
NASA’s Sexy New Alcubierre Drive
The Alcubierre drive. New images and how it works.
SciFi Ideas Podcast Episode#5.1
In this episode of the SciFi Ideas podcast we talk about medical technology in science fiction,
Colonizing Space 1970′s Style
Just look at all the cool space stuff NASA will have built by the time you're
Packin’ Up the Terra Plantation
When disaster strikes, science fiction tells us that we will be able to evacuate the Earth
Gravity Balloons: Colonizing the Asteroid Belt
Maybe a civilization in the center of Phobos will be more pivotal than one on the
The Shell Worlds concept is the brain-child of engineer Ken Roy, who envisions the building of
Screw Wikipedia, Contact a Scientist
Even though you’ve scoured the Internet and checked out every science book your local library has,
Where’s my giant city-crushing anthropomorphic walking tank?
Since Robert Heinlein's Starship Troopers, power armor has become sort of the “go to” future weapon
Raymond Frazee discusses phasers, laser pistols, and why it's never safe to shoot a gun aboard
Cities of the Future: The Domed City of Mir
Russian construction firm AB Elise has proposed turning one of the world's largest opencast mines into
Cities of the Future: Floating Cities
Tower blocks needn't be the only answer; it is possible that as well as expanding our
Skylon: What is it, and why is it so cool?
As a successor to the Space Shuttle, the Skylon spaceplane has been envisioned as a 100%
The Floating Bridge of Gibraltar
Eugene Tsui's concept for a 9 mile long floating bridge to connect Europe and Africa via
Atlantropa: Draining the Mediterranian Sea
In 1929, German architect Herman Sörgel proposed building a huge dam across the Straights of Gibraltar
Has Voyager 1 Really Left the Solar System?
You've probably heard this news being bandied around the internet, but the truth is that it's
An Idiot’s Guide to Teleportation
To teleport Captain Kirk, we need to scan him and find out every detail about his
Airborne Wind Generators: the Future of Renewable Energy?
The airborne wind turbine (AWT) uses a a helium-filled inflatable shell to rise to high into
Terraforming via Telepresence and Telerobotics
Engineers and scientists located at NASA or aboard the International Space Station can control the motions
Story Idea: Meat and Grit
Aliens begin to go missing on Earth, and the black-market trade in ‘real meat’ is thought