Entertainment Archive
12 July 2013, 03:57 PM ET
Superman's origin story may have roots in Nova Herculis, one of the brightest explosions of the 20th century. One Superman scholar sifted through newspaper clippings and historical records from the period Superman's birth in the 1930s to draw the parallel
12 July 2013, 05:00 AM ET
The new science fiction movie "Europa Report" is billed by some admirers as one of the most accurate depictions of human spaceflight ever put on film: That realism is no accident.
11 July 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Crowds showed up in force today (July 10) to see the space shuttle Enterprise open to the public — again. The display of the prototype shuttle re-opened after its first exhibition was closed due to damage from last October's Hurricane Sandy.
08 July 2013, 04:21 PM ET
A large Campo del Cielo meteorite (a type of iron meteorite from northern Argentina) has been melted down and reforged in the same shape as a piece of artwork. The meteorite is currently in London, but will be launched into space in the future.
08 July 2013, 11:32 AM ET
It's been 66 years since something landed on a ranch near Roswell, N.M.
04 July 2013, 11:00 AM ET
Want to name a space shuttle? If you live in Texas, here's your chance. The Space Center Houston launched a contest today, July 4, to name its space shuttle mockup near NASA's Johnson Space Center - the home of Mission Control.
03 July 2013, 10:12 PM ET
Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield has landed a two-book deal to share his experiences about life in space and on the International Space Station. See how Hadfield will share his experiences in 'An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth.'
03 July 2013, 11:37 AM ET
Using an innovative process that combines hundreds of flat 2D space photos, the upcoming IMAX movie 'In Saturn's Rings' brings depth to awe inspiring photos of planets and galaxies, allowing viewers to 'fly through' these cosmic wonders.
01 July 2013, 03:59 PM ET
Promotion Plans are underway for ENDER'S GAME, but without controversial author of the original novel, Orson Scott Card.
01 July 2013, 03:18 PM ET
NASA unveiled a new design for its main online portal.
01 July 2013, 08:10 AM ET
High-resolution time-lapses of state-of-the-art telescopes, celestial structures and a simulation of the evolution of the universe are the highlights of the film co-produced by the European Southern Observatory.
29 June 2013, 05:00 PM ET
The huge shuttlecraft prop from TV's iconic sci-fi series 'Star Trek' is headed to Houston to serve as a museum piece near NASA's Johnson Space Center.
29 June 2013, 03:26 PM ET
Die-hard fans are brgining new life to the 1960s Galileo shuttlecraft of TV's original 'Star Trek' series.
28 June 2013, 09:35 AM ET
"Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" director Nicholas Meyer is developing the new space history TV series.
27 June 2013, 12:12 PM ET
In the premiere episode of NASA's 'International Space Station Science Garage', hosts Mike Massimino and Don Pettit talk to Chris Hadfield and Tom Marshburn about Expedition 35's spacewalk to repair an ammonia leak.
26 June 2013, 02:21 PM ET
‘Star Trek’ superfans Adam and Leslie Schneider unveil the fully restored Galileo shuttlecraft, a life-size prop from the iconic 1960s TV science fiction series while fans cheer on June 22, 2013. The Galileo will be donated to Space Center Houston.
26 June 2013, 05:56 AM ET
Hear what Rainn Wilson has to say about space mining.
25 June 2013, 06:50 AM ET
From gold Cartier lunar modules to earrings flown in orbit, space has long had a presence in jewelry.
24 June 2013, 06:45 PM ET
Star Trek technologies are coming, and some has already arrived.
24 June 2013, 04:16 PM ET
Cosmic-themed jewelry, from Halley's Comet necklaces to Sputnik-shaped earrings, was on display at an exhibition at New York's Forbes Galleries.
21 June 2013, 12:57 PM ET
"The Astronaut Wives Club" is based on interviews with dozens of Mercury, Gemini and Apollo astronauts' wives.
21 June 2013, 11:21 AM ET
New Star Wars: Episode VII casting details send speculation into hyperdrive.
19 June 2013, 06:30 AM ET
The Lazarus-like animated sci-fi series' final 13 episodes run from tonight through Sept. 4.
17 June 2013, 03:48 PM ET
LEGO will produce a fan-built model of NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity.
14 June 2013, 10:43 AM ET
Space figures big in this summer's blockbusters.
13 June 2013, 12:36 PM ET
NASA centers' new passport gives guests the mission to visit them all.
12 June 2013, 04:01 PM ET
Not all astronauts are in orbit over the taste of Tang.
11 June 2013, 04:53 PM ET
Clarke wrote beloved sci-fi novels and invented the communications satellite.
11 June 2013, 02:00 PM ET
The landmark 1968 film influenced the depiction of space travel in movies and television for decades.
06 June 2013, 01:44 PM ET
NASA and LEGO Launch Design Contest to Build Future Air and Space Vehicles
31 May 2013, 04:11 PM ET
SpaceX Senior Engineer Garrett Reisman (former NASA Shuttle astronaut) is helping to get the U.S. back into the manned spaceflight business. He is tasked with retrofitting the SpaceX rocket/capsule to carry humans.
31 May 2013, 02:26 PM ET
Seeing takes place in the brain. Though one blogger claims to see a 'rat' in one of NASA's thousands of surface photos, it's just a case of wishful seeing scientifically termed: Pareidolia.