Entertainment Archive
29 September 2015, 02:31 PM ET
The Google Doodle for today (Sept. 29) features an adorable custom video that celebrates the recent discovery of liquid water on the surface of Mars.
29 September 2015, 02:15 PM ET
Family members of the late Leonard Nimoy — Spock, to millions of "Star Trek" fans — are trying to raise half a million dollars for a documentary about the disease that claimed his life.
29 September 2015, 01:50 PM ET
The twitter account for the upcoming movie "The Martian," due out this Friday (Oct. 2) released a very special video following NASA's announcement of liquid finding water on the surface of Mars.
29 September 2015, 07:00 AM ET
Without giving away too many spoilers about "The Martian," there's a scene in the book (and upcoming movie) in which a dust storm causes damage and knocks an astronaut over. Could that actually happen on the Red Planet?
28 September 2015, 12:02 PM ET
"The Martian" gets astronauts right, suggests AstroCritic and former ISS commander Leroy Chiao.
27 September 2015, 07:33 PM ET
Super Moon In My Room by Uncle Milton is the latest in a series of wall-mounted lamps that mimic a planetary body. See our full review here.
26 September 2015, 07:25 AM ET
A gorgeous spherical lamp called Luna lets you bring a moon replica straight into your home.
25 September 2015, 05:06 PM ET
A new international space race is set to lift off between astronauts from Brazil, France, India and the United States. But instead of blasting off for the moon or Mars, the space explorers are embarking on a road rally from Connecticut to Florida's Space
25 September 2015, 03:05 PM ET
Just in time for this Sunday's (Sept. 27) lunar eclipse, artist Richard Clar will execute two moon-inspired projects that will send a part of Neil Armstrong back to the moon and create an introduction between the moon's "light side" and "dark side."
24 September 2015, 02:50 PM ET
What should you serve for Sunday's supermoon lunar eclipse? Space.com has a few moon-themed suggestions.
24 September 2015, 02:50 PM ET
In celebration of the total lunar eclipse this weekend, we've cooked up some moon-inspired cocktails that are sure to spice up your lunar viewing party.
24 September 2015, 01:32 PM ET
During total lunar eclipse, the light of every Earthly sunrise and sunset is bent onto the Moon, washing it coppery red. Space.com shows how mix a delicious adult "Eclipse Night", to let you enjoy Earth's shadow creeping across the face of the Moon.
24 September 2015, 01:27 PM ET
Fall has fallen! And the full moon falling closest to the Fall (Autumnal) Equinox is known as the Harvest Moon, because it's time for farm-folk to gather in their crops; an act best done with a drink recently downed (unless machinery is to be used!).
24 September 2015, 01:19 PM ET
When the full moon falls near the time when the Moon is closest to Earth, we see a "supermoon" that's up to 14% larger than other big, round full moons. Let's celebrate with a tasty, full-bodied adult beverage!
24 September 2015, 01:18 PM ET
During total lunar eclipse, the light of every sunrise and sunset is bent onto the Moon, making it glow coppery red. Space.com shows how make a delicious Bloody Moon-y, to help you enjoy Earth's shadow creeping across the face of the Moon.
24 September 2015, 01:13 PM ET
The evening of 27 September 2015 offers a rare celestial event: a total lunar eclipse of an unusually close, "harvest-moon." Space.com shows you how to enjoy it with a Bloody Moony, Supermoon, Harvest Moon or Eclipse Night adult drink.
23 September 2015, 07:17 AM ET
As you settle in Sunday night to watch the supermoon lunar eclipse, kick back with some moon tunes as chosen by Space.com's staff.
22 September 2015, 05:30 PM ET
Buzz Aldrin set foot on the moon, and his new book encourages kids to take the first steps onto Mars.
22 September 2015, 12:44 PM ET
It is not unusual, given NASA's presence in the community, to hear of people in Houston sing the virtues of space exploration. Those voices though, do not often take the form of an opera. That will change with the Houston Grand Opera's premiere of "O Colu
21 September 2015, 05:47 PM ET
With or without obelisks, will humanity ever colonize space?
21 September 2015, 09:43 AM ET
Actress Nichols recently rode a promotional flight on NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA), a modified Boeing 747SP aircraft equipped with a large infrared reflector telescope.
19 September 2015, 12:30 PM ET
A new personalized children's book will take a trip to the International Space Station bearing the name of one lucky child on Earth.
18 September 2015, 03:18 PM ET
Filmmakers Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh, creators of 'To-Scale: The Solar System', explains how they were able to achieve the never-before-done feat in 36 hours of shooting.
18 September 2015, 03:07 PM ET
Filmmakers Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh created a time-lapse video all the solar system planets and the Sun, in the proper configuration, on 7 miles of dry lakebed.
18 September 2015, 10:25 AM ET
To convincingly present his film’s portrayal of the planet, Sir Ridley Scott has become intimate with Mars. He here lends his voice to a NASA-scripted promotional video about the agency’s exploration plans.
17 September 2015, 02:22 PM ET
Lead actor Matt Damon describes how Ridley Scott's film – and Andy Weir's book – can perk students’ curiosity, in this conversation with Space.com's @DavidSkyBrody at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab.
16 September 2015, 05:25 PM ET
During an award ceremony last month, the organization Shades of Blue recognized Nichelle Nichols — Lt. Uhura from the original "Star Trek" series — for her role in recruiting women and minorities to become NASA astronauts.
16 September 2015, 03:40 PM ET
NASA rolled out the red carpet for two 'Red Planet' movie actors, providing a behind-the-scenes look at the agency's real journey to Mars with the stars from "The Martian." The cast members visited the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston.
14 September 2015, 03:08 PM ET
While fans of Star Trek love to talk about "away missions" to the surface, a new Kickstarter campaign asks you to consider the lonely crewmember left behind who must beam the crew to and from the planet.
11 September 2015, 10:56 AM ET
The storm that's the catalyst to the story wreaks havoc in this clip form the upcoming movie, premiering in October 2015.
11 September 2015, 10:47 AM ET
The "Rich Purnell Maneuver" is explained to the NASA administrator, played by Jeff Daniels, in this clip from the upcoming movie, premiering in October 2015.
11 September 2015, 10:28 AM ET
There's a new way to look like an astronaut — or at least a fictional future crew member of a Mars-bound mission — thanks to a joint marketing promotion between the upcoming film "The Martian" and the American sports clothing company Under Armour.