New 'Interstellar' Posters Promise a Space Travel Epic
One of several dazzling theatrical posters for the film "Interstellar." Here, the film's spaceship appears poised for an interstellar trek through a wormhole.
September 26th, 2014
Paramount Pictures has released new posters for the much-anticipated film 'Interstellar,' offering dazzling views of interstellar spaceflight and otherworldly planets.
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LEGO May Make Hubble Space Telescope Kit After Fans' 10,000 Votes
Hubble Space Telescope LEGO Model
September 2nd, 2014
A fan's idea for a LEGO toy to celebrate the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary just came into greater focus. The design for a toy brick model of the orbiting observatory got 10,000 votes on LEGO Ideas, qualifying it to be reviewed for possible pro
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Eye-popping 'Interstellar' Movie App Puts Universe at Your Control
Screenshot from "Interstellar Experience" Game
September 18th, 2014
"The Interstellar Experience" lets players create their own solar systems, explore systems created by other users, travel through wormholes and fly past black holes in the Endurance, the spaceship featured in the upcoming film.
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Woo Hoo! Buzz Aldrin's Role on 'The Simpsons' Leads to Action Figure
Buzz Aldrin Action Figure
September 10th, 2014
Buzz Aldrin, whose accolades include being the second out of only 12 astronauts to walk on the moon, can now add being one of the 25 greatest guest stars on 'The Simpsons,' at least as immortalized in a new line of toy action figures.
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George Takei Helps Beam $650K to 'Star Trek' Fan Film
'Star Trek: Prelude to Axanar' Federation Starship Drydock
August 27th, 2014
With the backing of none other than Sulu, a fan-made production of a feature-length "Star Trek" film raised more than $650,000 to chronicle one of the U.S.S. Enterprise's adventures.
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ABC Developing 'Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth' as TV Sitcom
In "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth," Chris Hadfield shares what he learned from flying in space. Now, the book will serve as the basis for a sitcom being developed by ABC.
August 20th, 2014
Astronaut Chris Hadfield's advice for life on Earth has become the basis for a television sitcom. ABC committed to the production of a pilot episode for a family comedy inspired by Hadfield's book, 'An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth.'
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Asteroid Science: How 'Armageddon' Got It Wrong
Asteroid Threatens Earth
September 17th, 2014
In the 1998 movie 'Armageddon,' an asteroid the size of Texas threatens to collide with Earth in 18 days. Despite its entertainment value, the film is fantastically inaccurate, astronomer Phil Plait said.
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Space Fashion Week: How Slow Factory Makes NASA Photos Into Clothes
Mars rock layers on scarf
September 10th, 2014
A New York Fashion Week event will showcase a line of silk scarves artfully printed with free-to-use images taken by NASA spacecraft like the Hubble Space Telescope and Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
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At Astronomy on Tap, Space Lessons Come with a Drink
Astronomy on Tap Logo
August 24th, 2014
Drawing a crowd for a series of lectures on astronomy isn't easy — unless, of course, you have alcohol on your side.
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