Entertainment Archive
23 May 2014, 02:34 PM ET
DiCaprio plans to fly aboard Virgin Galactic's suborbital SpaceShipTwo vehicle in 2015. A seat on the same flight with the actor sold for nearly $1 million Thursday (May 22) at the annual amfAR auction near Cannes, France.
21 May 2014, 07:40 PM ET
"Star Wars" fans who donate to a newly launched charity initiative have a chance to win a walk-on role in the new film, director J.J. Abrams announced in a new video that also gave a sneak peak at one of the upcoming movie's creatures.
21 May 2014, 09:00 AM ET
The director, on the set of the upcoming sequel in Abu Dhabi, makes the announcement as part of UNICEF initiative called "Force For Change". Find out more at www.omaze.com/starwars.
19 May 2014, 05:33 PM ET
If you've ever wondered what the view of Earth from space would be like set to a Pink Floyd soundtrack, wonder no more. The English band is using amazing views from the International Space Station to countdown to the May 20 launch of something.
17 May 2014, 07:00 AM ET
The next episode of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" airs Sunday (May 18), and it promises to delve into big questions about death and immortality.
16 May 2014, 02:10 PM ET
The first full-length trailer for the new movie "Interstellar" was released online today (May 16), and it's a doozy.
16 May 2014, 01:33 PM ET
Matthew McConaughey's character is tapped to search for humanity's next home in the first full-length trailer for the new Christopher Nolan movie.
16 May 2014, 10:54 AM ET
Well-liked children's book character Curious George visits the red planet in an upcoming episode of his TV show.
15 May 2014, 06:14 PM ET
The lovable monkey and the Man with the Yellow Hat launch to the Red Planet, and deliver a Curiosity-type rover.
13 May 2014, 02:07 PM ET
Canada's astronaut star Chris Hadfield wowed the Internet last year when he posted a YouTube music video of David Bowie's epic 'Space Oddity' while actually living in space. Now, it's going away.
13 May 2014, 12:45 PM ET
A new book set for release just after the movie "Interstellar" premieres in November promises to take fans of the film behind the scenes, delving into the details of one of the most anticipated movies of 2014.
12 May 2014, 12:58 PM ET
A film that highlights the orchestra was an official selection of the International Film Festival in Rotterdam in 2013. In 2012, they performed in front of the world's largest wind tunnel at NASA's Ames Research Center.
12 May 2014, 11:02 AM ET
What do you get when you pair brilliant space scientists with musical instruments? The International Space Opera. In the summer of 2012, NASA and SETI scientists performed "Ground Control: An Opera in Space."
09 May 2014, 08:51 AM ET
NASA astronauts Steve Swanson and Rick Mastracchio kicked off the 2014 NFL draft with a message from the International Space Station.
07 May 2014, 02:44 PM ET
The minds behind the satirical publication, The Onion, take aim at NASA in a new, hilarious video poking fun at the space agency's relationship with the planet Earth.
06 May 2014, 02:51 PM ET
The first teaser poster for Christopher Nolan's space epic "Interstellar" launched online Tuesday (May 6), with the clock ticking down toward the film's November 7 premiere.
05 May 2014, 05:25 PM ET
In his new book "Strange Beautiful Music: A Musical Memoir", due out in May 6th, 2014, Joe Satriani recounts his musical journey from a 1970's Long Island, N.Y. kid, through his multi-platinum record selling surge, to where he is today.
03 May 2014, 09:35 AM ET
The 2014 sequel to the classic science television show comes to Fox Network. See photos and images from the new incarnation 'Cosmos: A Space-time Odyssey.'
03 May 2014, 09:25 AM ET
The Fox TV series "Cosmos" will delve into the origins of our home planet Earth on Sunday (May 4), and actress Amanda Seyfried will use her voice to help the science show do it.
03 May 2014, 07:27 AM ET
In all the universe, 'Life's the thing,' says 'Satch.'  The guitarist / composer, shares the genesis of his cosmically flavored instrumental titles with Space.com's @DavidSkyBrody in this exclusive chat, which orbits around his just released memoir. 
03 May 2014, 06:52 AM ET
A NASA astronaut on the International Space Station beamed a special "May the fourth" message to "Star Wars" fans on Earth with some help from the intrepid droid R2-D2.
02 May 2014, 08:22 AM ET
In celebration of Star Wars Day, the beloved movie series droid flies to the International Space Station to stop the "Empire" from blocking a message to Earth. -- May The 4th Be With You!
01 May 2014, 10:24 PM ET
Syfy is betting big on comic books this year, as they announced ahead of tonight’s upfronts not one, not two, but three comic book-based TV series in the works for the channel.
01 May 2014, 05:15 PM ET
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" may be about a web-slinging mutant on Earth, but that doesn't mean there aren't a few great moments for space fans, too.
01 May 2014, 03:59 PM ET
To mark the launch of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" in theaters this week, NASA is touting "Spiders in Space," a free educational e-book touting the space agency's experiments to study how spiders react to weightlessness in space.
01 May 2014, 07:00 AM ET
Moments into my 45-minute-long Skype chat with Richard Hatch (April 2), the science fiction television star proudly gestured to the wall behind him in his Los Angeles-area home. A huge poster of a "Star Trek" federation starship hung above the bed.
29 April 2014, 03:14 PM ET
'Star Wars' annouced its cast for the 2015 restart of the sci-fi series featuring original cast members Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford.
29 April 2014, 01:28 PM ET
And just five days ahead of the unofficial Star Wars Day (May the Fourth be with you, punologists), Lucasfilm has finally announced the cast of "Star Wars: Episode VII." On the official StarWars.com website, the cast was announced.
29 April 2014, 06:50 AM ET
NASA saluted Captain Kirk over the weekend, giving William Shatner the Distinguished Public Service medal, the space agency's highest award for civilians.
28 April 2014, 02:20 PM ET
A group of female scientists is responsible for completely changing the way humans understand the stars of the night sky.
26 April 2014, 06:20 AM ET
After a few weeks of male-dominated story lines, Sunday's episode of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" will honor two women who changed the way scientists understand star stuff, with the help of actresses Kirsten Dunst and Marlee Matlin.
24 April 2014, 04:22 PM ET
The agile drones play a variety of specially rigged musical instruments — including drums, guitar and keyboard — during their performance of the famous song. They also play several other ditties, including the "Star Spangled Banner."