Entertainment Archive
25 October 2013, 06:01 PM ET
See amazing space pumpkin photos for Halloween by stargazers and space fans, including NASA worker Liz Warren at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.
23 October 2013, 11:10 AM ET
On October 19th, 2013, the Nucleus Gallery in California hosted a party for the grand opening of their new art exhibit. Over 50 pieces of commissioned artwork was available for viewing and sale ranging from photos to painting to knit dolls.
17 October 2013, 05:47 PM ET
How soon will people and machines become one? What are the ethical implications of living for hundreds or thousands of years? James Woods visits with LiveScience reporters @DavidSkyBrody and @JillScharr to explain his new Science Channel series.
17 October 2013, 01:12 PM ET
A best-selling book about the women behind America's early astronauts is being adapted for television by the creator of "Gossip Girl." ABC has given the "go" for the development of a limited series based on "The Astronaut Wives Club" by Lily Koppel.
15 October 2013, 05:17 PM ET
"The Last Days on Mars," set for limited theatrical release in the United States on Dec. 6, follows a band of astronauts during an ill-fated mission to a base on Mars. In the words of the movie's tagline, "the search for life is about to end."
12 October 2013, 10:00 AM ET
A California art gallery is paying tribute to the unique brand of nerdy friendship presented by TV's "The Big Bang Theory" in October and November.
11 October 2013, 09:14 PM ET
The space thriller film 'Gravity' may be fiction, but real disasters in space have occurred. From exploding fuel tanks to wolves, here's a look at the many threats that have endangered spacefarers.
11 October 2013, 06:10 PM ET
Astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson wants you to know that he really did like the movie "Gravity."
11 October 2013, 04:27 PM ET
CBS's "Big Bang Theory" will premiere its sixth season on Sept. 27, 2012.
09 October 2013, 11:04 AM ET
Consider the following: Bill Nye — best known as "The Science Guy," an homage to his award-winning 1990s television show — is the star of a new science series.
09 October 2013, 06:30 AM ET
A new gallery exhibit explores Zambia's little-known attempt to reach space in 1960's.
09 October 2013, 06:30 AM ET
The short-lived Zambian space program is now reborn thanks to a Spanish artist. Cristina De Middel's new photography exhibition, called "The Afronauts," explores the space program started in 1964 by a schoolteacher who dreamt of sending Zambians to space.
07 October 2013, 04:11 PM ET
While 'Gravity' raked in about $55.6 million at the box office in its opening weekend, at least one real-life space scientist has a few issues with the science of the new movie.
07 October 2013, 12:29 PM ET
"Gravity," Warner Bros.' thriller, launched to the top of the box office its debut weekend, entering the orbit of record-setting films. The movie about stranded spacewalkers took in an estimated $55.6 million and set a record for movies released in Oct.
06 October 2013, 09:00 AM ET
The ISS plays a key role in "Gravity,", which features two astronauts struggling for survival after their spacecraft is destroyed by debris. The interior of their craft has a number of ties to actual experiments performed aboard the orbiting lab.
05 October 2013, 08:01 AM ET
While Sandra Bullock and George Clooney will be praised for their performances in "Gravity," some of the true stars of the new film don't have any lines at all.
04 October 2013, 05:01 PM ET
Now that "Gravity" is pulling audiences into theaters, moviegoers are getting their first look at the dramatic thriller about stranded spacewalkers.
04 October 2013, 02:16 PM ET
The new movie 'Gravity' — out in theaters nationwide today — gives Earthlings on the ground a real taste of what it's like to be in space, according to a former NASA astronaut.
04 October 2013, 10:30 AM ET
SPOILER ALERT - Fmr. NASA astronaut Tom Jones talks about how similar some of the aspects of the movie are to the real thing. Recorded at Popular Mechanic's screening of the movie on October 3rd, 2013. (Many key elements of the movie are discussed)
04 October 2013, 07:01 AM ET
In the thrilling space film 'Gravity,' Sandra Bullock will crack your emotional armor with her performance as Dr. Ryan Stone, a talented but withdrawn rookie mission specialist during a real bad day in space. She will make you cry.
03 October 2013, 06:39 PM ET
In 'Gravity,' to shoot what he calls his 'love song to space,' director/co-writer Alfonso Cuarón and his film crew had to invent new cinema technologies, while seizing every opportunity to explore the deep metaphors suggested by humans in orbit.
03 October 2013, 04:53 PM ET
Soon, you'll be able to watch people compete for a chance to fly to space from the comfort of your couch. An upcoming reality TV show picked up by NBC called "Space Race" will follow along as space fans compete to win a free ride on SpaceShipTwo.
03 October 2013, 03:36 PM ET
Which do astronauts dread more: Death in orbit? Or breaking something unique and expensive? ISS astronaut Cady Coleman and “Hubble Repairman” Mike Massimino open up to SPACE.com’s @DavidSkyBrody of personal worries and human relations in space.
03 October 2013, 12:23 PM ET
In the new movie "Gravity," starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, it's possible to forget you are watching a film and not NASA footage.
02 October 2013, 11:00 AM ET
To shoot his “love song to space,” director/co-writer Cuarón and his team had to invent new cinema technologies, while exploring the deep metaphors around humans in orbit. He spoke with SPACE.com’s @DavidSkyBrody about microgravity movie making.
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.