Entertainment Archive
02 October 2013, 07:00 AM ET
A sand dune is swallowing several buildings used for the 'Mos Espa' set during filming of 'Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace.' Call it Revenge of the Sand, or maybe Attack of the Dunes.
01 October 2013, 06:27 PM ET
Bill Nye the Science Guy is hanging up his dancing shoes. The television educator was kicked off ABC's popular competitive dance show "Dancing With the Stars" last night (Sept. 30) after receiving the lowest combined scores from the judges and audience.
01 October 2013, 10:24 AM ET
In "Gravity," director Alfonso Cuarón's new movie about astronauts (Sandra Bullock and George Clooney) stranded on a spacewalk, the attention that is paid to mission patches symbolizes the level of detail that the film's makers pursued.
30 September 2013, 11:04 AM ET
‘Gravity’s’ star describes how making the space film changed her and altered her view of astronauts. Bullock discusses the physical and artistic demands of this role, and its story of tragedy and emotional survival, with SPACE.com’s @DavidSkyBrody.
27 September 2013, 03:20 PM ET
Astronaut Cady Coleman’s 180+ days in space put her in a perfect position to advise actor Sandra Bullock on her role in Gravity; from how to move to what to fear, plus some role model grooming tips: Hint: In space, no one can style your hair.
27 September 2013, 06:13 AM ET
In director Alfonso Cuarón's new movie, actress Sandra Bullock stars as an astronaut who suddenly finds herself floating uncontrollably in space. So why title the film "Gravity," the clear opposite of what the majority of people think of when they imagine
26 September 2013, 03:28 PM ET
Bill Nye the Science Guy's stint cutting the rug on ABC's "Dancing With the Stars" might be cut short due to injury.
26 September 2013, 07:30 AM ET
Playing Geordi La Forge on TV's 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' was more than just a job to actor LeVar Burton.
25 September 2013, 12:46 PM ET
A "Star Trek" fan with an artistic streak is bringing his unique vision of the beloved TV show to other Trekkers around the world.
25 September 2013, 12:00 PM ET
Juan Ortiz, a 'Star Trek' fan with an artistic streak, is bringing his unique vision of the beloved TV show to other Trekkers around the world. See his amazing 'Star Trek' art here.
24 September 2013, 11:18 AM ET
Bill Nye the Science Guy is bringing his weird brand of science to a popular TV show and, so far, it seems to be paying off.
15 September 2013, 09:00 AM ET
Studying the sun and Mars were among the objectives of spacecraft designs made by students using Lego bricks for a contest run by the toy maker and NASA.
13 September 2013, 06:00 PM ET
See photos of space-y LEGO toys in space, about space and the the winners of a NASA contest for future flying machines in this SPACE.com gallery.
13 September 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Astronaut Cady Coleman had just completed watching Sandra Bullock in "The Blind Side" when the actress called her for advice on the space film 'Gravity.' The catch? The astronaut was living on the International Space Station during the celebrity encounter
12 September 2013, 09:26 PM ET
When NASA announced today that one of its probes has officially become the first interstellar spacecraft in human history it was a time for celebration, congratulations and ... 'Star Trek'?
12 September 2013, 03:16 PM ET
The space agency's chief scientist, John Grunsfeld, puts a Voyager spin on the the 'Final Frontier' quote to open the press conference. On Sept. 12, 2013, NASA announced that the Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered interstellar Space.
09 September 2013, 06:49 PM ET
Set your TV remotes to stun, the "Star Trek Into Darkness" Blu-ray will hit store shelves at warp speed on Tuesday (Sept. 10) and includes some fun glimpses into exactly how J.J. Abrams is reinventing a decades-old science fiction franchise.
08 September 2013, 07:00 AM ET
Forty-seven years ago today, a science fiction icon was born that would live long, and definitely prosper. I'm talking, of course, about the original TV series of "Star Trek," which launched the U.S.S. Enterprise into our hearts on Sept.
06 September 2013, 09:43 PM ET
Launching a probe to the moon can be a sweet experience for scientists that have spent years developing a spacecraft, and visitors to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility can get a taste of the exciting moment themselves.
06 September 2013, 02:53 PM ET
Bill Nye is the next celebrity scientist to strut their stuff on the show "Dancing with the Stars"
05 September 2013, 03:39 PM ET
In the latest preview to the upcoming movie starring Sandra Bullock and Georgo Clooney, the film's International Space Station, Soyuz vehicle, Space Shuttle and Hubble Space Telescope are either damaged or destroyed.
05 September 2013, 10:46 AM ET
The world’s first talking robot in space, speaks his first words aboard the ISS. It's Designed to help scientists study robot-human interaction. Translation: 'On August 21, 2013, a robot took one small step toward a brighter future for all.'
05 September 2013, 07:00 AM ET
The final episode of the animated sci-fi series aired Wednesday night (Sept. 4) on Comedy Central. Eulogizing "Futurama" may be a bit premature, however, since the show has come back from the dead several times before.
04 September 2013, 05:00 PM ET
Baking a cake just got a new planetary spin. A self-taught Australian baker has crafted some truly out-of-this-world confectionary treats in the shape of familiar mainstays of the solar system.
04 September 2013, 04:00 PM ET
Baking a cake just got a new planetary spin. A self-taught Australian baker has crafted some truly out-of-this-world confectionary treats in the shape of familiar mainstays of the solar system.
29 August 2013, 06:24 PM ET
Matt Damon is off on another sci-fi adventure. Fresh off his star turn in this year's blockbuster "Elysium," the actor will play a small role in the upcoming thriller "Interstellar," which is scheduled to come out in November 2014.
29 August 2013, 06:02 PM ET
The new movie "Gravity" — a thriller starring actors Sandra Bullock and George Clooney as astronauts — launched into the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday (Aug. 29).
29 August 2013, 04:09 PM ET
"Space tourism" is "buzzworthy," according to a prominent dictionary, which added the word to its lexicon this week.
27 August 2013, 11:14 AM ET
When Canada's rock star astronaut Chris Hadfield visits his birthplace in November, he'll see his dazzling space photos on human bodies. Local Sarnia artist Cat Cabajar has received a small grant to recreate Hadfield's photos as body art.
26 August 2013, 12:39 PM ET
In "The Rocket That Grandpa Rode," a song off Jimmy Buffett's first album in four years, the man from Margaritaville sings about the man on the moon.
22 August 2013, 12:44 PM ET
A new documentary profiles the people who are willing to make the ultimate sacrifice: leaving Earth on a one-way trip to Mars. The film, "One Way Astronaut," tells the story of the Mars One mission to send humans to Mars starting in 2023.
14 August 2013, 05:40 PM ET
What do a rocket thruster, rocket launch lapel pin and a Wernher von Braun letter have to do with a 2014 Disney movie? That's what "Tomorrowland" director Brad Bird and producer Damon Lindelof posed Saturday (Aug. 10) at Disney's D23 Expo.