Entertainment Archive
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."
24 April 2014, 03:14 PM ET
Last November, the actor visited NASA's Ames Research Center to talk scientists about their work in Earth Science. Ford is co-hosting the Showtime Channel's documentery "Years of Living Dangerously".
24 April 2014, 10:56 AM ET
Nearly a quarter century after its launch, two of the Hubble Space Telescope's most well-known instruments have landed in an exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum in DC. 'Repairing Hubble' displays the orbiting observatory's correctiv
21 April 2014, 04:12 PM ET
The scientist who discovered the age of the Earth also helped end the use of lead in gasoline and other products in the United States.
19 April 2014, 06:30 AM ET
Fox has a new app for space fans who need more than their weekly dose of "Cosmos." Available for the iPhone and Android, the free app lets users carry the show's sleek CGI graphics in their pocket, with previews and clips of the 13 episodes.
15 April 2014, 12:52 PM ET
A newly released documentary brings the hunt for ripples in the fabric of space-time — called gravitational waves — into focus, and you can watch it live on Space.com.
15 April 2014, 09:35 AM ET
On Tuesday (April 15), Space.com will premiere a new documentary "LIGO, A Passion for Understanding" by filmmaker Kai Staats, which follows scientists using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatories (LIGO) to hunt for gravitational waves.
12 April 2014, 08:00 AM ET
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson had made appearances on television before filming "Cosmos," but co-creating and starring in a 13-episode TV show was an entirely different animal, Tyson said here at the American Museum of Natural History on April 9.
10 April 2014, 04:38 PM ET
A new Guardians of the Galaxy clip has debuted, showing a little closer look at Star-Lord.
10 April 2014, 07:00 AM ET
An astronaut in space recently made a giant leap into the social media world with the first Instagram photo ever sent from the International Space Station.
09 April 2014, 01:36 PM ET
Sci-fi junkies and warm-weather lovers, rejoice! A three-day science, sci-fi and fantasy conference will take place in September on Hawaii's Big Island.
08 April 2014, 04:45 PM ET
'Super Planet Crash' challenges the public to create a planetary system with various kinds of objects, ranging from Earth-size planets to gas giants to more massive dwarf stars.
07 April 2014, 12:18 PM ET
Secrets of the universe are hiding inside light. Sunday's (April 6) episode of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" explored some of those secrets in stunning detail and animation.
07 April 2014, 11:00 AM ET
Teams of engineers are rushing to put a robotic spacecraft on the moon in the Google Lunar X Prize competition. This week, the Science Channel and Discovery Channel announced that they will cover the moon race.
07 April 2014, 11:00 AM ET
Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn has confirmed that Star Wars Episode seven has already started filming, but they haven't cast everybody yet.
05 April 2014, 07:01 AM ET
The newest episode of "Cosmos," airing Sunday (April 6) will delve into the mysteries of light and how it travels.
04 April 2014, 10:48 AM ET
In the next episode of the series, Neil de Grasse Tyson and the Ship of the Imagination looks back at the work of 10th and 11th century arab scientist Ibn al-Haytham and the foundation it has laid for discovery in different wavelengths.
03 April 2014, 12:11 AM ET
The inside story of how the dialect of 'Dark Eden' was created.
03 April 2014, 12:00 AM ET
Marooned on a planet far from Earth, what happens when the survivors' succeeding generations lose hope of rescue?
01 April 2014, 12:43 PM ET
From a billionaire to a respected science journal, everyone is getting in on the ridiculous April Fools' Day fun. A few of the more elaborate jokes flying around the internet today (April 1) involve spaceflight and astrophysics.
01 April 2014, 10:38 AM ET
A new movie premiering April 15 documents the science and people behind an amazing astronomical tool designed to catch sight of incredible, violent cosmic events trillions of miles from Earth.
01 April 2014, 10:18 AM ET
Calling all space cadets: Earthwatch wants volunteers to help search for life on Mars in what has to be the most entertaining April Fools' joke you'll see this year.
31 March 2014, 04:47 PM ET
The fourth episode of "Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey" let viewers encounter those celestial mysteries in a way that takes them beyond their own experience.