Entertainment Archive
26 February 2015, 04:18 PM ET
Tyson will receive the Academy's most prestigious award, the Public Welfare Medal, in recognition of his extensive efforts to get the public excited about science.
25 February 2015, 05:20 PM ET
What would the first woman on the moon do if she saw a bunch of astronauts coming down to steal her glory? She'd attempt to shoot them down with her space guns, of course.
25 February 2015, 12:12 PM ET
Space.com writers @CallaCofield and @MiriKramer hit the fair in NYC on President's Day weekend and a few robots caught their attention.
23 February 2015, 10:55 PM ET
Famed British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking took to Facebook last night to congratulate actor Eddie Redmayne for winning the "Best Actor" Oscar at the 2015 Academy Awards for "The Theory of Everything," a biopic about Hawking's life and his debilitating
23 February 2015, 07:16 AM ET
An exhibit in New York City featuring a massive video display of the sun, artifacts from Skylab, and an early prototype of an astronaut spacesuit, draws together tools from throughout human history.
20 February 2015, 05:33 PM ET
A new "Alien" movie appears to be in the works, according to press reports. "District 9" director Neill Blomkamp announced the new movie by posting a photo of the alien on Instagram. "Um... So I think it's officially my next film. #alien," Blomkamp wrote
20 February 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Two space-themed movies — the Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything" and the sci-fi epic "Interstellar" — are up for a total of 10 Academy Awards, which will be announced Sunday night (Feb. 22).
19 February 2015, 12:18 PM ET
The webcast, which is hosted by the nonprofit Kavli Foundation and begins at 4 pm EST, explores the universe of "Interstellar" and investigates how accurately the ideas of physicist Stephen Hawking were portrayed in "The Theory of Everything."
19 February 2015, 09:43 AM ET
The voyages of the U.S.S. Enterprise now include a stop in Tuvalu. The tiny island nation in Polynesia is issuing two commemorative coins to honor the legacy of the original 'Star Trek' series of the 1960s.
18 February 2015, 12:47 PM ET
Did you miss out on seeing the space thriller "Interstellar" in IMAX last year? Do you just want to see it in all its glory again? Space fans in select will get the chance to check out Christopher Nolan's space exploration spectacle in theaters again.
17 February 2015, 06:09 PM ET
Flying drones, dancing robots and games galore made debuts at the 2015 Toy Fair.
17 February 2015, 06:05 PM ET
Space.com picked the winners of the Space Age Awards for the best space age toys at Toy Fair 2015 in New York City.
14 February 2015, 05:20 AM ET
Thousands of people will descend upon New York City for Toy Fair 2015 from Saturday (Feb. 14) to Tuesday (Feb. 17), to present new toys and gadgets of all kinds set to hit the market in the next year at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.
14 February 2015, 05:13 AM ET
Send a Valentine's Day card to your spacey sweetheart this year courtesy of the European Space Agency.
13 February 2015, 07:37 AM ET
Would you die on Mars? The Guardian interviewed three people that want to do just that as part of Mars One — a privately funded one-way mission to Mars planned to launch in the 2020s.
13 February 2015, 07:02 AM ET
The "Interstellar" visual-effects crew has published a scientific study describing the computer code that brought to life the wormhole and enormous black hole, dubbed "Gargantua," that played central roles in the film.
12 February 2015, 06:00 PM ET
NASA is a high-tech space agency but even astronauts and engineers need to cut loose with some wild mission posters. Take a look at some of the wildest mission posters by NASA astronauts and their crewmates in this gallery.
12 February 2015, 05:18 PM ET
That's no Star Wars poster. It's a space station … crew. NASA revealed the official poster for the International Space Station's Expedition 45 crew and let's just say, the Force is strong with them.
12 February 2015, 05:00 PM ET
The 2015 science fiction film 'Star Wars Episode VII' carries the subtitle 'The Force Awakens.' See photos and images here from 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens.'
12 February 2015, 04:51 PM ET
That's no moon … that's a whole bunch of LEGOs. A brand new model of the Death Star — the moon-size 'Star Wars' planet-destroying machine — made entirely of LEGO bricks arrived at LEGOLAND California this week.
12 February 2015, 01:40 PM ET
A large scale version of the Empire's space station has been installed at LEGOLAND California near San Diego. LEGO Death Star is part of the theme park’s Star Wars Miniland attraction.
12 February 2015, 12:31 PM ET
History records that 88 rockets launched to space in 1991. That count, it would seem, is off by one. The first model rocket to reach space did so in April 1991. Now, almost 25 years later, it has landed at The Museum of Flight in Seattle.
10 February 2015, 07:05 AM ET
The new movie "Jupiter Ascending" takes viewers on a wild ride through the solar system and beyond.
09 February 2015, 12:19 PM ET
Doctor Who wins fan-voting contest for LEGO set.
05 February 2015, 02:40 PM ET
If one was to build a universe, here's what you would use.
05 February 2015, 12:23 PM ET
LEGO will not be marking the Hubble Space Telescope's 25th anniversary by offering its own toy version of the orbiting observatory, despite support from 10,000 of its fans. The Danish company passed on the fan-created model during its most recent review.
04 February 2015, 02:52 PM ET
The three-disc "Interstellar" Blu-Ray Combo Pack, which hits stores March 31, contains an HD version of the film and three hours of bonus content, including in-depth looks at the spacesuits, spaceships and robots featured in the film.
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.