Science Gets Raw: Film Festival Celebrates Science Communication, Exploration, Giant Robots
Famed production designer Guy Hendrix Dyas discusses the incredible starship design for the film "Passengers" (2016).
Mars is front-and-center for NASA's efforts of the next 20 years, but there will be many stops along the way.
The explosion of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Sept. 1 is a setback for the commercial spaceflight company, but it's also an opportunity to learn and improve.
A group of university engineering students have created — and successfully test-fired — a 3D-printed rocket engine. The students aim to eventually launch tiny satellites to space.
Disney's epic "Tomorrowland" features space technology done in steampunk style, and brings in early 20th century science heavyweights Jules Verne, Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla and Gustave Eiffel.
The world of tomorrow is a pretty wonderful place … at least that's the sentiment of the makers of Disney's new epic: 'Tomorrowland.'
A Q&A about the first flight test of NASA's Orion capsule with two of the people responsible for the deep-space vehicle's development.
Virgin Galactic opened its latest commercial spaceflight facility this month to build a new rocket capable of launching small satellites into orbit.
Ashwin Vasavada has taken over the top science slot for the Curiosity Mars rover mission, and is ready to climb Mount Sharp.
"Interstellar" was driven by scientific accuracy and top-notch visual effects, says Paul Franklin, the effects supervisor for the sci-fi hit.
NASA is staunchly defending the science plans for its flagship Mars rover Curiosity in the wake of a recent senior-level review that at times harshly criticized the mission's science operations.
When you think of the U.S. Air Force, the Federal Aviation Authority and the FBI, a team of starry-eyed film students may not necessarily come to mind as a potential partner for science.
The new film "Earth to Echo" — which follows a group of kids on a journey to help save a small alien robot — might have a bit of extraterrestrial truth at its core, one alien-hunting astronomer says.
NASA's next Curiosity-class rover blends old and new approaches to innovative tech.
In an event worthy of a Hollywood premiere, billionaire inventor Elon Musk unveiled – quite literally – his new manned Dragon Version 2 spacecraft Thursday night (May 29).