Entertainment Archive
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.
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.