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We Are Closer to Building STAR TREK’s Deflector Shields Than You Think | Nerdist

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We Are Closer to Building STAR TREK’s Deflector Shields Than You Think | Nerdist
Before movies like Star Wars determined what many space operas would look and feel like going forward, shows like Star Trek determined the kind of technology most would feature. As a predominant staple of Star Trek tech, ships would shoot phasers and protect themselves with some kind of "deflector shield." These shields redirect dangerous and destructive energy in order to protect spaceships crews. But what we want to know is: How would they work? In my latest Because Science, it's "shield up!" as we try to make own our version of the famous forcefield, using actual fields and designs that...
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