Entertainment Archive
28 January 2014, 05:05 PM ET
The Challenger shuttle disaster is the subject of the new e-book "Challenger: An American Tragedy" by veteran Hugh Harris, who served as the Voice of NASA in launch control. Get a two-chapter preview of the Harris' new book on SPACE.com.
28 January 2014, 03:39 PM ET
On the heels of his bombshell claim that black holes — as scientists have traditionally thought of them — may not exist, Stephen Hawking will tell the story of his life in a new documentary that premieres tonight (Jan. 29) at 10:00 p.m. EST on PBS.
28 January 2014, 11:30 AM 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 2014 in February.
27 January 2014, 02:03 PM ET
Physicist and cosmologist Stephen William Hawking's life story – as only he can tell it – premieres Jan, 29th at 10pm (EST) on PBS. Beyond the public scientist, Stephen reveals intimate glimpses into his private life.
24 January 2014, 08:36 AM ET
Black holes are some of the universe's most enigmatic and mysterious objects. Take a tour of some of the most famous ones in the cosmos.
23 January 2014, 12:50 PM ET
Martian art and Red Planet science meet in a new exhibition celebrating 10 years of Mars exploration with two twin rovers.
23 January 2014, 08:45 AM ET
Fresh of a mock mission to Mars, SPACE.com contributor Elizabeth Howell will host an exciting "Ask Me Anything" session on Reddit today (Jan. 23) to answer your questions on what it is like to experience a simulated trip to the Red Planet.
22 January 2014, 10:00 AM ET
A new exhibition opening today (Jan. 22) transforms the floor of a museum in New York City into the fictional insides of a spaceship.
22 January 2014, 07:28 AM ET
The 58 proposals are double the usual number submitted during such instrument competitions, NASA officials said. The agency has begun reviewing the ideas and expects to choose the final science gear for the 2020 Mars rover in the next five months.
21 January 2014, 10:53 AM ET
A coming of age tale set in Laos, "The Rocket," follows a boy on a mission — he wants to build a rocket and enter it into the rocket festival.
16 January 2014, 11:00 AM ET
"Gravity" will be a force to be reckoned with at the 2014 Academy Awards. The space thriller garnered 10 nominations for this year's Oscars, tying with "American Hustle" for the most nods.
13 January 2014, 07:00 AM ET
The celebrated astrophysicist and science educator wants to reach a new generation with his update of the seminal 1980 miniseries, which was hosted by the late cosmologist Carl Sagan.
09 January 2014, 05:37 PM ET
"Spirit and Opportunity: 10 Years Roving Across Mars" opened Thursday at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. The exhibition features photos taken by Spirit and Opportunity, which landed on the Red Planet in January 2004.
06 January 2014, 02:16 PM ET
The exoplanet candidate KOI-314c, which lies about 200 light-years away, is roughly as massive as Earth but is 60 percent larger, thanks to an extremely thick atmosphere, researchers said.
03 January 2014, 03:24 PM ET
China's postal service and largest bank are marking the country's first moon landing by launching new stamps and medallions featuring the Chang'e-3 probe and Yutu rover.
01 January 2014, 12:39 PM ET
NASA's Mars Curiosity rover has landed in LEGO's toy catalog and is now available for order.
31 December 2013, 05:03 PM ET
For every The Social Network, however, there is a Hackers; likewise, rare accomplishments such as 2001: A Space Odyssey tend to be followed by a flurry of ill-advised imitators.
31 December 2013, 12:25 PM ET
NASA astronauts on Earth and in space will help usher in 2014 from New York City's Times Square tonight. New Yorker astronaut Mike Massimino will host video messages from astronauts on the International Space Station and elsewhere in NYC.
30 December 2013, 05:20 PM ET
Beyoncé is ending the year on a sour note with members of the NASA community. The singer sampled an audio clip from the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster as part of her new song, 'XO,' upsetting the fallen astronauts' families.
30 December 2013, 03:42 PM ET
Beyonce's 'XO' features an audio sampling from the Challenger disaster, and it's not sitting well with critics.
19 December 2013, 04:18 PM ET
LEGO will launch its 2014 toy line with a fan-created model of NASA's Mars Curiosity rover. The Danish toy company announced on Wednesday (Dec. 18) that its new "NASA Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity Rover" building brick set will go on sale Jan 1.
15 December 2013, 07:01 AM ET
Alan Shepard, Neil Armstrong and the space shuttle Atlantis make cameos in the first teaser trailer for 'Interstellar,' the highly-anticipated 2014 science fiction film from director Christopher Nolan. See the video's use of NASA's legacy.
14 December 2013, 02:26 PM ET
The new movie starring Matthew McConaughey, Jessica Chastain, Anne Hathaway and Wes Bentley was released on Dec. 14th, 2013.
10 December 2013, 06:01 PM ET
Ed Stone, Project Scientist for NASA's Voyager mission, received NASA's highest honor for a non-government individual on the Colbert Show December 3rd.
10 December 2013, 08:00 AM ET
Colonizing the solar system might sound like a big job, but some think that humans are destined to do it.
06 December 2013, 03:24 PM ET
It is that time of year again, when you need to find a gift for that 'spacial' person in your life — your favorite space geek. Fear not, you needn't buy your aspiring astronaut a ticket to space for your present to be truly out-of-this-world.
05 December 2013, 01:11 PM ET
Things are about to get extreme. I flew down here to Florida Wednesday (Dec. 4) to cover the AXE Apollo Space Academy, a space camp designed to give away 23 tickets to space.
14 November 2013, 10:27 PM ET
In a public service announcement, LaVar Burton (Geordi La Forge / Star Trek: The Next Generation) talks about the new mission that will study the Martian atmosphere.
13 November 2013, 07:01 AM ET
The legacy of the famed astrobiologist and science communicator Carl Sagan is now available to people around the world, after the Library of Congress opened The Seth MacFarlane Collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan Archive on Tuesday.
07 November 2013, 11:03 AM ET
The famed 27-year-old pop singer is scheduled to blast off on Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo in early 2015, according to press reports. Gaga will reportedly sing one song during her trip into suborbital space.
06 November 2013, 08:28 PM ET
Science is under siege, despite society’s deep dependence on its byproducts. ‘COSMOS – A Spacetime Odyssey’s presenter and co-writer explain how they’re fighting back, using cinematic arts, to SPACE.com’s @DavidSkyBrody at New York Comic Con 2013.
05 November 2013, 10:58 PM ET
Is 'Ender's Game' true to the original story?