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Science of TRON

Listen to audio from the "Science of TRON" panel, featuring director Joe Kosinski, producer Sean Bailey, and science consultants Sean Carroll & John Dick. Learn More

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Food for (Future) Thought or 'Star Trek: The Menu'

Ever wonder how science-fiction heroes, busy hurtling through space or battling evil robots, find the time to eat nutritious meals so they can keep going? The classic science-fiction solution is that in the future they’ll take in a day’s nourishment by popping a pill crammed with the RDAs (recommended dietary allowances) for all the food groups, along with a pleasing taste and a satisfying sense of fullness. One little tablet and your favorite hero is good for another 24 hours of action.