Entertainment Archive
12 May 2014, 11:02 AM ET
What do you get when you pair brilliant space scientists with musical instruments? The International Space Opera. In the summer of 2012, NASA and SETI scientists performed "Ground Control: An Opera in Space."
09 May 2014, 08:51 AM ET
NASA astronauts Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio kicked off the 2014 NFL draft with a message from the International Space Station.
07 May 2014, 02:44 PM ET
The minds behind the satirical publication, The Onion, take aim at NASA in a new, hilarious video poking fun at the space agency's relationship with the planet Earth.
06 May 2014, 02:51 PM ET
The first teaser poster for Christopher Nolan's space epic "Interstellar" launched online Tuesday (May 6), with the clock ticking down toward the film's November 7 premiere.
05 May 2014, 05:25 PM ET
In his new book "Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir", due out in May 6th, 2014, Joe Satriani recounts his musical journey from a 1970's Long Island, N.Y. kid, through his multi-platinum record selling surge, to where he is today.
03 May 2014, 09:35 AM ET
The 2014 sequel to the classic science television show comes to Fox Network. See photos and images from the new incarnation 'Cosmos: A Space-time Odyssey.'
03 May 2014, 09:25 AM ET
The Fox TV series "Cosmos" will delve into the origins of our home planet Earth on Sunday (May 4), and actress Amanda Seyfried will use her voice to help the science show do it.
03 May 2014, 07:27 AM ET
In all the universe, 'Life's the thing,' says 'Satch.'  The guitarist / composer, shares the genesis of his cosmically flavored instrumental titles with Space.com's @DavidSkyBrody in this exclusive chat, which orbits around his just released memoir. 
03 May 2014, 06:52 AM ET
A NASA astronaut on the International Space Station beamed a special "May the fourth" message to "Star Wars" fans on Earth with some help from the intrepid droid R2-D2.
02 May 2014, 08:22 AM ET
In celebration of Star Wars Day, the beloved movie series droid flies to the International Space Station to stop the "Empire" from blocking a message to Earth. -- May The 4th Be With You!
01 May 2014, 10:24 PM ET
Syfy is betting big on comic books this year, as they announced ahead of tonight’s upfronts not one, not two, but three comic book-based TV series in the works for the channel.
01 May 2014, 05:15 PM ET
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" may be about a web-slinging mutant on Earth, but that doesn't mean there aren't a few great moments for space fans, too.
01 May 2014, 03:59 PM ET
To mark the launch of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" in theaters this week, NASA is touting "Spiders in Space," a free educational e-book touting the space agency's experiments to study how spiders react to weightlessness in space.
01 May 2014, 07:00 AM ET
Moments into my 45-minute-long Skype chat with Richard Hatch (April 2), the science fiction television star proudly gestured to the wall behind him in his Los Angeles-area home. A huge poster of a "Star Trek" federation starship hung above the bed.
29 April 2014, 03:14 PM ET
'Star Wars' annouced its cast for the 2015 restart of the sci-fi series featuring original cast members Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford.
29 April 2014, 01:28 PM ET
And just five days ahead of the unofficial Star Wars Day (May the Fourth be with you, punologists), Lucasfilm has finally announced the cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII." On the official StarWars.com website, the cast was announced.
29 April 2014, 06:50 AM ET
NASA saluted Captain Kirk over the weekend, giving William Shatner the Distinguished Public Service medal, the space agency's highest award for civilians.
28 April 2014, 02:20 PM ET
A group of female scientists is responsible for completely changing the way humans understand the stars of the night sky.
26 April 2014, 06:20 AM ET
After a few weeks of male-dominated story lines, Sunday's episode of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" will honor two women who changed the way scientists understand star stuff, with the help of actresses Kirsten Dunst and Marlee Matlin.
24 April 2014, 04:22 PM ET
The agile drones play a variety of specially rigged musical instruments — including drums, guitar and keyboard — during their performance of the famous song. They also play several other ditties, including the "Star Spangled Banner."
24 April 2014, 03:14 PM ET
Last November, the actor visited NASA's Ames Research Center to talk scientists about their work in Earth Science. Ford is co-hosting the Showtime Channel's documentery "Years of Living Dangerously".
24 April 2014, 10:56 AM ET
Nearly a quarter century after its launch, two of the Hubble Space Telescope's most well-known instruments have landed in an exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in DC. 'Repairing Hubble' displays the orbiting observatory's correctiv
21 April 2014, 04:12 PM ET
The scientist who discovered the age of the Earth also helped end the use of lead in gasoline and other products in the United States.
19 April 2014, 06:30 AM ET
Fox has a new app for space fans who need more than their weekly dose of "Cosmos." Available for the iPhone and Android, the free app lets users carry the show's sleek CGI graphics in their pocket, with previews and clips of the 13 episodes.
15 April 2014, 12:52 PM ET
A newly released documentary brings the hunt for ripples in the fabric of space-time — called gravitational waves — into focus, and you can watch it live on Space.com.
15 April 2014, 09:35 AM ET
On Tuesday (April 15), Space.com will premiere a new documentary "LIGO, A Passion for Understanding" by filmmaker Kai Staats, which follows scientists using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories (LIGO) to hunt for gravitational waves.
12 April 2014, 08:00 AM ET
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson had made appearances on television before filming "Cosmos," but co-creating and starring in a 13-episode TV show was an entirely different animal, Tyson said here at the American Museum of Natural History on April 9.
10 April 2014, 04:38 PM ET
A new Guardians of the Galaxy clip has debuted, showing a little closer look at Star-Lord.
10 April 2014, 07:00 AM ET
An astronaut in space recently made a giant leap into the social media world with the first Instagram photo ever sent from the International Space Station.
09 April 2014, 01:36 PM ET
Sci-fi junkies and warm-weather lovers, rejoice! A three-day science, sci-fi and fantasy conference will take place in September on Hawaii's Big Island.
08 April 2014, 04:45 PM ET
'Super Planet Crash' challenges the public to create a planetary system with various kinds of objects, ranging from Earth-size planets to gas giants to more massive dwarf stars.