Entertainment Archive
04 February 2015, 01:45 PM ET
It was '3, 2, 1... build-off!' at LEGO stores nationwide Feb. 3, as the toy company gave away thousands of space shuttle model kits to kids. The latest of LEGO's free "Monthly Mini Model Builds," the shuttle resembled a larger toy kit launched into space.
04 February 2015, 01:21 PM ET
Writer Sam Humphries and artist Ed McGuinness take the helm of the upcoming Marvel comics crossover which sends the two teams in search of an ancient artifact with "immeasurable power."
03 February 2015, 04:49 PM ET
LEGO, the brick-building toy company, has recently hosted some space LEGO events that have delighted my 6-year-old daughter to the point I had to share: Case in point, this adorable LEGO alien and its trusty pet.
02 February 2015, 11:25 AM ET
Even the Super Bowl had something for space fans. Quite a few advertisers used the glory of outer space to their advantage last night (Feb. 1) during the big game.
01 February 2015, 07:00 AM ET
'Shoot For the Moon' is a short film depicting a homeless astronaut as he sets out for the moon – armed with nothing more than a travel case, some bottle rockets, but carrying a cargo of ambition.
30 January 2015, 10:20 AM ET
If you have ever desired to take a "space walk," Adidas has the sneakers for you. The German shoe outfitter is set to launch two new pairs of sports trainers featuring the look and feel of NASA's historic spacesuits.
28 January 2015, 06:07 PM ET
From movies based on best-selling books to the newest "Star Wars" installment, 2015 should be a big year for movies geared toward space fans.
28 January 2015, 03:35 PM ET
In the original 1961 comic by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the team acquires their powers after being exposed to cosmic rays during a mission in space. In this reboot (in theaters July 2015) they enter pods, which appear to take them to a menacing new wo
27 January 2015, 03:21 PM ET
Skilled mathematician and passionate painter Ed Belbruno – whose worldview and life experiences differ from what is typically expected of a scientist – is profiled in the new documentary, "Painting the Way to the Moon."
27 January 2015, 12:06 PM ET
NASA cannot put astronauts on Mars in the 2030s under current funding, experts interviewed for an unreleased movie say.
27 January 2015, 07:26 AM ET
In the newest episode of the long-running cartoon TV show, SpaceX founder Elon Musk is "quietly" traveling the United States in his crewed Dragon spacecraft searching for something to inspire him.
26 January 2015, 12:56 PM 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 2015 in February.
25 January 2015, 07:30 AM ET
A new investigative organization has just kick-started the creation of a worldwide UFO database, which will allow people around the globe to report their supposed extraterrestrial encounters.
23 January 2015, 12:17 PM ET
America's first planetarium wants to improve how it tells the story of a famous Apollo 13 astronaut, and needs your help to do it. The Adler Planetarium in Chicago is redesigning its exhibit 'Shoot for the Moon' to immerse visitors in the life of James Lo
23 January 2015, 07:30 AM ET
An actor famous for his role commanding a fictional starship will narrate NASA's real 'trek' to Mars in a new giant-screen film.
23 January 2015, 07:13 AM ET
The voyages of the USS Enterprise are on hold as the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum fixes up the 49-year-old 'Star Trek' model for a new display.
22 January 2015, 03:49 PM ET
Here's a collection of fun and educational gift ideas that both kids and parents will love.
22 January 2015, 03:40 PM ET
Here’s a collection of space gifts for the stargazer in your life, whether he or she is an amateur astronomer or full-blown space nerd (like us).
15 January 2015, 02:40 PM ET
The two big space movies of 2014 — "The Theory of Everything" and "Interstellar" — have both been nominated for five Academy Awards.
12 January 2015, 05:27 PM ET
Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is set to host a late night talk show on the National Geographic Channel starting in April 2015.
12 January 2015, 12:25 PM ET
The Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything" took home two Golden Globe awards during the Sunday night (Jan. 11) ceremony.
12 January 2015, 11:40 AM ET
Nostalgic fans of space-themed games should have dozens of options to explore.
09 January 2015, 06:47 PM ET
Excerpt from the novel "Prometheus Rebound" by R.L. Akers.
09 January 2015, 06:08 PM ET
Why can't audiences have it all, with scientific plausibility forming the foundation of sci-fi stories?
09 January 2015, 04:14 PM ET
The astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station now have three new crewmates who look a lot like them — only much, much smaller. LEGO minifigures customized to look like the crew have been revealed aboard the orbiting outpost.
08 January 2015, 01:50 PM ET
Travel to distant alien worlds with two suns, red grass and strong gravity in three retro exoplanet posters produced by an artist working with NASA.
08 January 2015, 01:42 PM ET
Stephen Hawking celebrates his 73rd birthday today.
07 January 2015, 02:02 AM ET
The doomsday relics of the Nazi rocket program, reborn.
06 January 2015, 11:03 AM ET
The feature documentary on NASA mathematician and painter Ed Belbruno, who developed a new method to space travel that reduces fuel consumption, will premiere in New York City on Friday Jan. 16th, 2015 at the Philip K. Dick Film Festival.
05 January 2015, 12:00 PM ET
The twin Voyager probes have been discovered ... in the year 3300 AD.
02 January 2015, 01:23 PM ET
See amazing, and sometimes hilarious, photos of fun in weightlessness in these zero gravity photos on airplanes and spacecraft.