How the P6M Sea Master Propelled the US Navy
The B-17 bomber is often the star in blockbuster war movies, but the Navy's flying boat was much more effective and fearsome.
We put the USS Enterprise, Imperial Class Star Destroyer, and other ships to the ultimate combat test.
Sure, an X-wing looks cool, but it and some of your favorite sci-fi ships don't exactly have high safety ratings.
The classic design of the starship Enterprise used familiar shapes in a new way to birth a design that still stands the test of time today, all thanks to the work of one man: Matt Jefferies.
The film 2001: A Space Odyssey is responsible for influencing science fiction and fact, but how does its central spaceship work, and how close are we to replicating it?
Since the 1980s, science fiction has featured many different kinds of "dropship" vehicles. But what is a dropship, how does it work, and how long until we can utilize one?