Entertainment Archive
27 January 2015, 12:06 PM ET
NASA cannot put astronauts on Mars in the 2030s under current funding, experts interviewed for an unreleased movie say.
27 January 2015, 07:26 AM ET
In the newest episode of the long-running cartoon TV show, SpaceX founder Elon Musk is "quietly" traveling the United States in his crewed Dragon spacecraft searching for something to inspire him.
26 January 2015, 12:56 PM ET
Space.com, the premier destination for innovation, technology, entertainment, astronomy and space news, is now accepting submissions for the Space.com Space Age Awards at Toy Fair 2015 in February.
25 January 2015, 07:30 AM ET
A new investigative organization has just kick-started the creation of a worldwide UFO database, which will allow people around the globe to report their supposed extraterrestrial encounters.
23 January 2015, 12:17 PM ET
America's first planetarium wants to improve how it tells the story of a famous Apollo 13 astronaut, and needs your help to do it. The Adler Planetarium in Chicago is redesigning its exhibit 'Shoot for the Moon' to immerse visitors in the life of James Lo
23 January 2015, 07:30 AM ET
An actor famous for his role commanding a fictional starship will narrate NASA's real 'trek' to Mars in a new giant-screen film.
23 January 2015, 07:13 AM ET
The voyages of the USS Enterprise are on hold as the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum fixes up the 49-year-old 'Star Trek' model for a new display.
22 January 2015, 03:49 PM ET
Here's a collection of fun and educational gift ideas that both kids and parents will love.
22 January 2015, 03:40 PM ET
Here’s a collection of space gifts for the stargazer in your life, whether he or she is an amateur astronomer or full-blown space nerd (like us).
15 January 2015, 02:40 PM ET
The two big space movies of 2014 — "The Theory of Everything" and "Interstellar" — have both been nominated for five Academy Awards.
12 January 2015, 05:27 PM ET
Celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is set to host a late night talk show on the National Geographic Channel starting in April 2015.
12 January 2015, 12:25 PM ET
The Stephen Hawking biopic "The Theory of Everything" took home two Golden Globe awards during the Sunday night (Jan. 11) ceremony.
12 January 2015, 11:40 AM ET
Nostalgic fans of space-themed games should have dozens of options to explore.
09 January 2015, 06:47 PM ET
Excerpt from the novel "Prometheus Rebound" by R.L. Akers.
09 January 2015, 06:08 PM ET
Why can't audiences have it all, with scientific plausibility forming the foundation of sci-fi stories?
09 January 2015, 04:14 PM ET
The astronauts and cosmonauts aboard the International Space Station now have three new crewmates who look a lot like them — only much, much smaller. LEGO minifigures customized to look like the crew have been revealed aboard the orbiting outpost.
08 January 2015, 01:50 PM ET
Travel to distant alien worlds with two suns, red grass and strong gravity in three retro exoplanet posters produced by an artist working with NASA.
08 January 2015, 01:42 PM ET
Stephen Hawking celebrates his 73rd birthday today.
07 January 2015, 02:02 AM ET
The doomsday relics of the Nazi rocket program, reborn.
06 January 2015, 11:03 AM ET
The feature documentary on NASA mathematician and painter Ed Belbruno, who developed a new method to space travel that reduces fuel consumption, will premiere in New York City on Friday Jan. 16th, 2015 at the Philip K. Dick Film Festival.
05 January 2015, 12:00 PM ET
The twin Voyager probes have been discovered ... in the year 3300 AD.
02 January 2015, 01:23 PM ET
See amazing, and sometimes hilarious, photos of fun in weightlessness in these zero gravity photos on airplanes and spacecraft.
31 December 2014, 12:22 PM ET
'Interstellar' star Jessica Chastain isn't content to explore the universe just on the silver screen. The actress appears in a new NASA video hailing the agency's efforts in space science and exploration.
30 December 2014, 03:59 PM ET
The voice of the late astronomer Carl Sagan plays over footage of the recent test flight of the Orion spaceship, in a new video by Space City Films.
29 December 2014, 01:00 PM ET
How much of the movie "Interstellar" is fiction, and how much is based in fact? Theoretical physicist Kip Thorne writes about his work keeping the science fiction epic within the realm of possibility.
29 December 2014, 11:00 AM ET
In his new book "The Science of Interstellar" (W.W. Norton & Company, 2014), theoretical physicist Kip Thorne discusses his time working on the movie "Interstellar," and his mission to root the film in real science.
24 December 2014, 02:28 PM ET
A Christmas tradition in New York City has taken on a decidedly cosmic twist at Macy's.
24 December 2014, 02:10 PM ET
NORAD — short for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, a joint effort of the United States and Canada— is keeping an eye on the jolly old elf's annual gift-giving trek, and you can follow along at the "NORAD Tracks Santa" website.
23 December 2014, 05:53 PM ET
A gallery from the handbook that inspires every rising Imperial commander.
23 December 2014, 05:42 PM ET
Exploring the Star Wars Imperial Handbook with its editor, Delia Greve.
23 December 2014, 06:30 AM ET
"Interstellar" was driven by scientific accuracy and top-notch visual effects, says Paul Franklin, the effects supervisor for the sci-fi hit.