Entertainment Archive
30 October 2013, 12:30 PM ET
'Ender's Game' will feature major movie stars and big visuals, coming to theaters in November 2013.
30 October 2013, 07:00 AM ET
One space fan is getting into the Halloween spirit. Night sky photographer Victor Rogus has carved a series of spooky space pumpkins or "astropumpkins" in honor of Halloween on Thursday (Oct. 31).
29 October 2013, 11:41 AM ET
A new book transports its readers to a distant, icy, alien world. The new space opera "Ancillary Justice" (Red Orbit, 2013) follows Breq, a body that was originally part of a huge ship called the Justice of Toren.
29 October 2013, 06:00 AM ET
Actor Tim Allen will narrate a new 25-minute film called "Back to the Moon for Good," which recounts the history of lunar exploration efforts and previews the coming robotic rush to the moon unleashed by the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize.
28 October 2013, 03:35 PM ET
Astronaut Chris Hadfield is embarking on another mission around the planet. This time however, he is not heading into outer space, but instead sharing "An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth."
26 October 2013, 08:10 AM ET
A new book by Peter Reid and Tim Goddard presents LEGO versions of familiar space technology alongside futuristic visions. No Starch Press will publish "LEGO Space: Building the Future" on November 11, 2013.
26 October 2013, 07:01 AM ET
Two artists built their vision of the future of human spaceflight brick by brick, and you can see it in a new book.
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.