Entertainment Archive
03 February 2014, 04:50 PM ET
The mystery of a strange rock on Mars that suddenly appeared in front of NASA's Opportunity rover has warped into the final frontier. Even 'Star Trek' actor William Shatner wants to know what's going on.
03 February 2014, 04:28 PM ET
The Oscar-nominated space thriller "Gravity" is taking center stage in three stories on the New York Times website.
03 February 2014, 10:30 AM ET
What would life be like if aliens from Europa invaded Earth? A weekly comic strip from Astrobiology Magazine attempts to answer that question.
02 February 2014, 05:07 PM ET
Thousands of football fans will pack New Jersey's MetLife Stadium for an epic Super Bowl showdown on live television today (Feb. 2), but here is one view you can only get from a satellite: The Super Bowl stadium from space.
02 February 2014, 11:14 AM ET
NFL star Tim Tebow is taking the Super Bowl into space today by tossing the pigskin on the moon in a T-mobile ad to air during the big game. See the video here.
31 January 2014, 04:35 PM ET
NASA astronaut Rick Mastracchio talks to Space.com's @MiriKramer about the Super Bowl, Olympics and more on Jan. 31st, 2014.
31 January 2014, 02:40 PM ET
Super Bowl XLVIII is almost upon us and that means awesome football and awesome commercials, including one by the camera company GoPro that retells the spectacular supersonic "space jump" by daredevil skydiver Felix Baumgartner.
31 January 2014, 11:30 AM ET
Billionaire rocket-maker Elon Musk of SpaceX shared his big vision for a "self-sustaining civilization" on Mars with actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt in a short documentary set to air this weekend.
31 January 2014, 08:53 AM ET
Fox and National Geographic have released the second trailer for Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, an epic follow up to Carl Sagan's widely renowned space documentary series. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson will hosts, premieres in March 2013.
30 January 2014, 04:32 PM ET
There are some space songs that we never outgrow. Elton John's 'Rocketman' is one of them. Now you can hear (and see) a spectacular bluegrass take on the classic by Iron Horse, a bluegrass band based in Killen, Alabama.
30 January 2014, 01:13 PM ET
Spanning traditional flute music to David Bowie, here are our favorite space-themed music videos.
30 January 2014, 11:14 AM ET
There's just 11 days left in the crowdfunding campaign to help bring a preview of the Museum of Science Fiction to Washington, D.C.
29 January 2014, 05:05 PM ET
It looks like Halle Berry has an eye on space. The Academy Award-winning actress is set to portray an astronaut in the new CBS thriller "Extant" launching in July.
28 January 2014, 05:05 PM ET
The Challenger shuttle disaster is the subject of the new e-book "Challenger: An American Tragedy" by veteran Hugh Harris, who served as the Voice of NASA in launch control. Get a two-chapter preview of the Harris' new book on SPACE.com.
28 January 2014, 03:39 PM ET
On the heels of his bombshell claim that black holes — as scientists have traditionally thought of them — may not exist, Stephen Hawking will tell the story of his life in a new documentary that premieres tonight (Jan. 29) at 10:00 p.m. EST on PBS.
28 January 2014, 11:30 AM ET
SPACE.com, the premier destination for innovation, technology, entertainment, astronomy and space news, is now accepting submissions for the SPACE.com Space Age Awards at Toy Fair 2014 in February.
27 January 2014, 02:03 PM ET
Physicist and cosmologist Stephen William Hawking's life story – as only he can tell it – premieres Jan, 29th at 10pm (EST) on PBS. Beyond the public scientist, Stephen reveals intimate glimpses into his private life.
24 January 2014, 08:36 AM ET
Black holes are some of the universe's most enigmatic and mysterious objects. Take a tour of some of the most famous ones in the cosmos.
23 January 2014, 12:50 PM ET
Martian art and Red Planet science meet in a new exhibition celebrating 10 years of Mars exploration with two twin rovers.
23 January 2014, 08:45 AM ET
Fresh of a mock mission to Mars, SPACE.com contributor Elizabeth Howell will host an exciting "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit today (Jan. 23) to answer your questions on what it is like to experience a simulated trip to the Red Planet.
22 January 2014, 10:00 AM ET
A new exhibition opening today (Jan. 22) transforms the floor of a museum in New York City into the fictional insides of a spaceship.
22 January 2014, 07:28 AM ET
The 58 proposals are double the usual number submitted during such instrument competitions, NASA officials said. The agency has begun reviewing the ideas and expects to choose the final science gear for the 2020 Mars rover in the next five months.
21 January 2014, 10:53 AM ET
A coming of age tale set in Laos, "The Rocket," follows a boy on a mission — he wants to build a rocket and enter it into the rocket festival.
16 January 2014, 11:00 AM ET
"Gravity" will be a force to be reckoned with at the 2014 Academy Awards. The space thriller garnered 10 nominations for this year's Oscars, tying with "American Hustle" for the most nods.
13 January 2014, 07:00 AM ET
The celebrated astrophysicist and science educator wants to reach a new generation with his update of the seminal 1980 miniseries, which was hosted by the late cosmologist Carl Sagan.
09 January 2014, 05:37 PM ET
"Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars" opened Thursday at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The exhibition features photos taken by Spirit and Opportunity, which landed on the Red Planet in January 2004.
06 January 2014, 02:16 PM ET
The exoplanet candidate KOI-314c, which lies about 200 light-years away, is roughly as massive as Earth but is 60 percent larger, thanks to an extremely thick atmosphere, researchers said.
03 January 2014, 03:24 PM ET
China's postal service and largest bank are marking the country's first moon landing by launching new stamps and medallions featuring the Chang'e-3 probe and Yutu rover.
02 January 2014, 08:00 AM ET
Bazinga! Fans of TV's 'The Big Bang Theory' and LEGO are getting a wish granted. The characters and set of the popular television show are going to be made into a new set as part of LEGO Ideas.
01 January 2014, 12:39 PM ET
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has landed in LEGO's toy catalog and is now available for order.
31 December 2013, 05:03 PM ET
For every The Social Network, however, there is a Hackers; likewise, rare accomplishments such as 2001: A Space Odyssey tend to be followed by a flurry of ill-advised imitators.
31 December 2013, 12:25 PM ET
NASA astronauts on Earth and in space will help usher in 2014 from New York City's Times Square tonight. New Yorker astronaut Mike Massimino will host video messages from astronauts on the International Space Station and elsewhere in NYC.