Articles Tagged 'Sonic Screwdriver'

Congrats to Our First ‘Doctor Who’ iTunes Giveaway Winner!

As we celebrate The Science of Doctor Who with a new BBC AMERICA special, Saturday (August 4) at 9/8c, we asked two of the special’s celebrity Whovians, Nerdist host Chris Hardwick and The Indoor Kids‘ Emily Gordon, how they would use a sonic screwdriver in their daily lives. Well, this week we asked you if […]

‘Doctor Who': How Sonic Screwdrivers Could Become a Reality

Doctor Who continues to push the boundaries of science. In the popular British sci-fi series, the Doctor uses a “sonic screwdriver” to open doors, manipulate objects, and other feats. But could the Doctor’s wand of wonder become a reality? A British professor with a really awesome name — Bruce Drinkwater — is heading a group […]

Matt Smith, Is That a Sonic Screwdriver in Your Pocket?

This is why the Doctor travels by TARDIS: Heathrow Airport security stopped new Doctor Who star Matt Smith, thinking his sonic screwdriver prop was a weapon. The Sun‘s source says, “Matt was very polite and explained what the screwdriver was. But the guards just looked puzzled. Fortunately he had some Doctor Who promo material on […]