'Interstellar' Science: The Movie's Black Hole Explained (Video)
Still from 'Interstellar' Trailer
October 25th, 2014
Theoretical physicist Kip Thorne, an "Interstellar" executive producer, worked closely with the movie's visual-effects crew to come up with an unprecedentedly realistic portrait of "Gargantua," the monstrous black hole at the movie's core.
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Hubble Space Telescope 25th Anniversary Exhibit Opens at NYC Museum
Hubble@25 Exhibition at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
October 23rd, 2014
The Hubble Space Telescope takes center stage at the new Hubble@25 exhibit at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. Former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino, who visited Hubble twice, gives us a glimpse of the exhibit.
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'Astronaut Wives Club' Begins Filming for 2015 Launch on ABC
'The Astronaut Wives Club'
October 13th, 2014
The first meeting of 'The Astronaut Wives Club' — the made-for-TV-version, that is — has convened in New Orleans. Filming has begun on the 10-episode ABC series, which tells the real story of the women who stood beside the United States' first spacemen.
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'Interstellar' Actors Quizzed on Space Trivia in New Video
'Interstellar' Movie Poster
October 22nd, 2014
How much do the stars of the highly anticipated movie "Interstellar" really know about space? Entertainment Weekly attempted to find out in a newly released video that features three of the space film's stars answering a series of trivia questions.
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'Firefly' Actors Reunite for Online Role-Playing Game
Firefly Online, gaming, online gaming
October 10th, 2014
A new role-playing game set for release next year aims to bring fans of the series 'Firefly' back into the space western universe years after the show went off the air.
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NASA Logo Has Cameo in Disney's 1st 'Tomorrowland' Trailer (Video)
'Tomorrowland' Trailer Shows NASA Cap
October 10th, 2014
NASA made a cameo in the first teaser trailer for the new, highly secretive Disney movie "Tomorrowland."
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Tom Hanks Flies Alan Bean to the Moon in 'The New Yorker'
Art accompanying Tom Hanks' short story "Alan Bean Plus Four" in "The New Yorker" magazine.
October 21st, 2014
There's a certain irony to the observation that Tom Hanks today may be better known for flying to the moon than Alan Bean, who actually went there. The actor and director celebrates Bean and laments his anonymity in the pages of "The New Yorker."
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'Mars Up Close' (US 2014): Curiosity Rover Book Excerpt
The cover of Marc Kaufman's "Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission" (National Geographic, 2014).
October 10th, 2014
An excerpt from Marc Kaufman's 'Mars Up Close: Inside the Curiosity Mission,' which was published in August 2014 by National Geographic.
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