VIDEO: NASA launched its first-ever test mission to defend Earth from asteroids
On November 23, NASA launched a mission to test deflecting an asteroid from colliding with Earth. The probe, known as DART, is expected to intercept an asteroid 6.8 million miles away in late 2022. If successful, it could become part of NASA's planetary-defense strategy.news.yahoo.com
Stargate SG1 comes to Netflix as more information is revealed about a reboot
Amazon Prime subscribers have had access to the series for some time, with the added bonus of excellent spinoff shows "Stargate: Atlantis" and "Stargate: Universe." "Truth be told, we’ve never been closer to a fourth Stargate series. Sci-fi started taking a darker, grittier tone following the success of shows like "Battlestar Galactica" and not wanting to be left behind, "Stargate Universe" was born. Stargate executive producer Joseph Mallozzi is dropping new hints about what Brad Wright's long-gestating Stargate project might look like, and how close it is to a green light. "The Torment of Tantalus" (S01, E10)"A Matter of Time" (S02, E15)"Holiday" (S02, E18)"1969" (S02, E21)"Upgrades" (S04, E03)"Window of Opportunity" (S04, E06)"2010" (S04, E16)"2001" (S05, E10)"200" (S10, E06)"Unending" (S10, E20)Follow Scott Snowden on Twitter .space.com
War epic 'Midway' bests 'Doctor Sleep' at the box office
This image released by Lionsgate shows Nick Jonas in a scene from "Midway." (Reiner Bajo/Lionsgate via AP)LOS ANGELES, CA The World War II film "Midway" has scored a surprise victory at the box office over "The Shining" sequel "Doctor Sleep" this weekend. Lionsgate on Sunday says the war epic from director Roland Emmerich earned an estimated $17.5 million in North American theaters to take the top spot on the charts. 1 spot would go to Warner Bros.' "Doctor Sleep," the high-profile Stephen King adaptation starring Ewan McGregor. "Doctor Sleep" was expected to open over to $25 million.