The movie is being called one of the most realistic science fiction films ever, thanks to its visual effects and story line. It came in second at the U.S. box office with $50 million in ticket sales. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson of the Hayden Planetarium in New York and the TV series "Cosmos" joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the science behind the blockbuster.
American Reid Wiseman and two others were in the space shuttle that landed in Kazakhstan. They spent 166 days aboard the International Space Station and circled the Earth 2,500 times. Wiseman became a social media sensation during the mission, Tweeting and creating Vine videos throughout the journey. Jeff Glor reports.
Dauphin Island, 17 miles long, was chopped in two by Katrina's surge; the effort to make it whole boosted by a surprising event
International crew boarded their Soyuz ferry craft Sunday and geared up for a fiery plunge back to Earth to close out nearly 6 months in space
This haunting and beautiful time-lapse video uses black and white, long-exposure photography to capture Center City, Philadelphia, in a darker light. Video courtesy of Bruce Wayne Berry Jr. at Bruce Wayne Photography. Follow him on Twitter HERE.
A comet's close flyby of Mars last month deposited tons of primordial dust in the red planet's atmosphere, creating "spectacular" show
On Nov. 9, 1825, Scottish inventor Thomas Drummond successfully tested a white-hot incandescent lamp, which quickly took center-stage
Surfers lost this camera in the Pacific Ocean years ago, and the man who found it is trying to track them down
A GoPro cam found by a diver off the Ventura Coast still had its memory stick intact after 5 years underwater. He posted the video, showing two girls surfing, on social media in hopes of finding the camera's owner. KCBS' Kaj Goldberg reports.
A GoPro cam found by a surfer off the Ventura Coast still had its memory stick intact after 5 years underwater. He posted the video, showing two girls surfing, on social media in hopes of finding the camera's owner. KCBS' Kaj Goldberg reports.
Engineers are working to develop special telemedical technology to help combat deadly disease
Amazon has announced the Amazon Echo, a new personal assistant in a box. CNET senior editor Jeff Bakalar joins CBSN to discuss the online retail giant's newest product.
Climate change could threaten polar bears' unique scent system for finding mates and avoiding competitors
Researchers at UC Berkeley are exploring how robots could be used to combat Ebola. For example, a robot could decontaminate a room or help a doctor diagnose the disease remotely. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports.
Microsoft tries a new strategy to keep its software relevant in a an increasingly mobile world
Nick Dietz compiles some of the week's best viral videos, including a red wine explosion, a chili pepper orchestra and some colorful night skiing. Plus, an inflight Speedo incident with Vine video sensation Jerome Jarre.
How does a typhoon in the Pacific impact the weather of the continental U.S.? CBS News science contributor and City University of New York physics professor Michio Kaku joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the science behind the coming Arctic blast.
The remnants of a super-typhoon are approaching Alaska, and the storm will disrupt the jet stream, driving a cold blast of air across the U.S. Temperatures will dip below freezing in much of the country, which will likely set off another Polar Vortex like last year's. Dean Reynolds reports from Chicago.
"Interstellar" is being called one of the most realistic space films ever. But is the science real? CBS News contributor Michio Kaku, a theoretical physicist, says science and sci-fi buffs might just agree on this film.
"Interstellar" premieres in theaters on Friday. While many will go see the star-studded cast featuring Matthew McConaughey, others will "geek out" at the authenticity of the science fiction -- and fact. Kaku Cohen reports.