Entertainment Archive
05 November 2015, 07:45 AM ET
A new sci-fi TV show is coming this December and it's good. Like really, REALLY good.
04 November 2015, 04:14 PM ET
As of Nov. 2, "Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales" has finished its madcap five-episode race through the "Star Wars" story as told from R2-D2's and C-3PO's perspective.
04 November 2015, 07:45 AM ET
Hollywood has become dominated by blockbusters that recycle past stories, comics and previous films.
04 November 2015, 07:30 AM ET
The new BB-8 droid, which will feature in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in December, already has a high-tech mini-me or two — and Sphero's version in particular has a trick or two up its sleeve for when the movie comes out.
03 November 2015, 11:53 AM ET
Neil deGrasse Tyson and Bill Nye "The Science Guy" came out for a daylong celebration of the 35-year anniversary of the Planetary Society, a space exploration advocacy organization.
03 November 2015, 08:25 AM ET
LEGO will not be producing a model of the International Space Station, having passed on the orbiting outpost in its most recent review of projects that are designed and supported by fans.
02 November 2015, 05:48 PM ET
A new children's photobiography of Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space, traces the course of her life in pictures and stories compiled by her partner of 27 years — offering a rare opportunity to get to know the famously private astronaut.
02 November 2015, 12:30 PM ET
Here's a collection of fun and educational gift ideas that both kids and parents will love.
02 November 2015, 12:12 PM ET
Set phasers to thrilled. It's official, "Star Trek" is coming back to TV in 2017.
31 October 2015, 07:28 AM ET
You might masquerade as an astronaut for Halloween, but what about when astronauts dress up? Here's how one spacefarer celebrated the spooky season.
30 October 2015, 01:28 PM ET
Two new museum exhibits offer the public a chance to 'Be the Astronaut' and 'Journey to Space.' Space Center Houston in Texas and the California Science Center are presenting immersive, hands-on attractions designed to educate guests about spaceflight.
29 October 2015, 03:13 PM ET
This Halloween, beware of things that lurk in the dark…ness of space! Here's a list of our favorite spooky space movies.
29 October 2015, 07:49 AM ET
Computing orbital trajectories, shepherding chemical reactions and just plain counting potatoes: Surviving in "The Martian" is all about doing the math, which is what makes it feel real.
28 October 2015, 11:29 PM ET
The Grammy-nominated musician believes that human awareness is expanding - with the help of science. Comprehending Humanity's significance (and insignificance on our "little blue marble”) gives Potter inspiration and illumination.
28 October 2015, 09:50 AM ET
Looking at the night sky can be an inspiring moment for kids, and the right telescope can drive an interest in astronomy for a lifetime.
27 October 2015, 03:55 PM ET
Game 1 of the 2015 World Series between the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals launches tonight (Oct. 27), and not even astronauts are immune to baseball fever. Case in point: Former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino.
27 October 2015, 03:50 PM ET
With several "Star Trek" fan projects getting funded by independent crowdsourcing platforms lately, it's clear the franchise still has a lot of support after nearly five decades since "Star Trek: The Original Series" first aired.
26 October 2015, 04:12 PM ET
Can you name that tune — from space? Tim Peake, a British astronaut, will challenge his Twitter followers to do just that while he's on the space station. Those who reply first with the correct title will win patches flown in space.
26 October 2015, 04:00 PM ET
When Clayton Anderson began to write about his 30-year NASA career, he was warned that astronaut memoirs are "a dime a dozen, and all the same."
26 October 2015, 02:06 PM ET
Celestron's Cometron 7 x 50 offers remarkable views and excellent value for a low price. Space.com's editors chose them over all others, except one. These small binoculars are easy to carry and superb for kids.
23 October 2015, 10:00 AM ET
Clayton C. Anderson is intimately familiar with how to become a NASA astronaut: After all, he applied 15 separate times before he was accepted into the program.
23 October 2015, 07:01 AM ET
The second season of "StarTalk," the science-themed talk show hosted by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, premiers this Sunday (Oct. 25) at 11 p.m. EDT on National Geographic Channel. The show's first guest will be President Bill Clinton.
22 October 2015, 11:50 AM ET
Celestron's Skymaster 25x100 is our Editors' Choice for best large astronomy binoculars. These binoculars are an immersive space-time machine. But large binoculars must be mounted on a tripod, or the view will be very shaky and your arms very quickly exha
21 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Hoverboards, self-lacing sneakers and flying cars may still largely be the stuff of science fiction, but at least one DeLorean has taken off to "where we don't need roads" thanks to NASA, Lockheed Martin and a star from the original "Back to the Future" m
20 October 2015, 03:45 PM ET
In a statement obtained exclusively by Space.com, officials from White House Astronomy Night said that the documentary "Telescope" will air on Discovery Channel and Science Channel early next year.
20 October 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Mathematician and painter Ed Belbruno says his work in cosmology has made his art even more strange and abstract — or maybe it's his art that's influencing his science.
19 October 2015, 10:26 PM ET
The full length trailer has finally arrived. Han, Leia, Chewbacca and some of the new cast of Star Wars: Episode VII make an appearance, but Luke does not. The epic battle continues in theaters on Dec. 18th, 2015.
19 October 2015, 10:20 PM ET
A new trailer for "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens" launched on TV and the Internet late Monday (Oct. 19), marking the official start of ticket sales.
19 October 2015, 12:33 PM ET
The 42nd President of the United States sits down with host Neil deGrasse Tyson in the season premiere of Star Talk on National Geographic Channel on Oct. 25th, 2015. Here’s a preview.
19 October 2015, 10:08 AM ET
In a promotion for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the Japanese airline ANA has painted one of their 787-9 Dreamliner in with R2-D2 colors and design. This time-lapse video shows how the plane was painted and its first flight with the new design.
16 October 2015, 01:30 PM ET
The future is morally complicated, visually spectacular and set on far-flung worlds — complete with equally far-flung plotlines and awesome special effects — in Syfy's new show "The Expanse," which premieres Dec. 14.