Have you ever watched Star Trek and wondered, "Gee, wouldn't it be great if we had that" gadget or gizmo? Want to find out how close we are to actually having any of it?
Now you can find out. There's an upcoming Smithsonian documentary Building Star Trek. In honor of the iconic series' 50th anniversary, the documentary is a celebration of the iconic franchise and its effect on science and society. Building Star Trek will premiere on September 4 at 8:00 p.m. ET on the Smithsonian Channel.
Now you can't say you don't know. :)