One Of Two Surviving Star Trek Phasers Is Heading To Auction

The original Phasers from Star Trek have almost been lost to history - only two surviving props from the 60's remain. But now, 47 years after it first appeared on screen, one of them is going up for auction next month. » 1/27/15 3:00am 1/27/15 3:00am

Scientists build ‘phasers’ out of sound

By using an electromechanical resonator, scientists have produced a phonon laser — or what's being dubbed a phaser for short. But unlike the phasers of Star Trek lore, this new technology will leverage particles of sound for good and not evil, resulting in devices that could be used in ultrasound medical imaging,… » 3/19/13 9:40am 3/19/13 9:40am

New Phaser-Shaped Office Tower for California

The economy may be in tatters, but that hasn't stopped a California business dreamer named Walter Horsting from pushing a plan to build a giant, 40-story office tower in the shape of a massive golden phaser. Oh, actually it's in the shape of a railway spike, and Horsting is hoping to erect it in California state… » 10/21/08 12:55pm 10/21/08 12:55pm

Must See: Enterprise

Must-see TV shows are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: Enterprise (later Star Trek: Enterprise)
Date: 2001-2005

Vitals: The early seat-of-your-jumpsuit days of Starfleet, complete… » 9/30/07 10:26pm 9/30/07 10:26pm

Must See: Star Trek: The Next Generation

Must-see TV shows are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale.

Title: Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Date: 1987-1992

Vitals: The Enterprise is voyaging again, but humans have outgrown all our… » 9/30/07 10:18pm 9/30/07 10:18pm