Fifty miles off the coast of Nantucket, 250 feet beneath the Atlantic, lies the RMS Republic and her secret treasure. As soon as Republic sank, rumors spread of a precious cargo, but the ship has kept her secrets intact for over a century, until now. Life-long treasure hunter Martin Bayerle joined Connie Willis (email) for all four hours to discuss how he has devoted the past 35 years of his life researching the shipwreck and proving the existence of her reputed cargo of 150,000 American Eagle gold coins, a bounty worth a billion dollars in today’s economy, and his quest to recover the it on his second attempt at the Republic.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including articles about ripples in space-time, and Area 51 'burial grounds.'
Japanese space agency JAXA will continue its groundbreaking research into asteroids when it launches the Hayabusa-2 probe next week.
The complete skeleton of a woolly mammoth with full tusks just sold at auction for over $300,000.
This Friday, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first exploration of Mars, nearly 90,000 messages will be beamed to the Red Planet.
Jupiter's moon Europa appears in a breathtaking new light via a digitally remastered image released by NASA.
George Knapp shares a number of news items to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Bob Lazar's Area 51 revelations, including his original 1989 KLAS news segment which introduced Area 51 to the world.
An image taken several years ago by the panoramic camera on NASA's Spirit rover has gained new attention recently after enthusiasts spotted what appears to be a humanoid skull partially buried in the Martian sand.
Black holes are among the strangest objects in the universe and now a European research team has discovered something even more peculiar about them. Observations made by the Very Large Telescope in Chile reveal that black holes are aligned with each other over vast distances.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have recently caught his attention including an article about a Roswell UFO researcher who claims to have a picture of aliens.
The mystery behind the color in Jupiter's Great Red Spot has apparently been solved.
As the Philae probe continues its scientific work on Comet67P, one of the more surprising discoveries to already emerge from the Rosetta mission was the detection of a cosmic 'song' emitted from the celestial body.
A NASA experiment has detected a vast background glow in the dark space between galaxies which is as bright as the infrared light coming from all known galaxies combined.
The Cassini spacecraft recently captured a stunning photo of Saturn and its moon Titan shining as crescents against the black of space.
The recent celebration of Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) in Mexico City attempted to set a world record for the most "Catrinas" (elegant skeleton ladies) brought together in one place.
The first Sunday of every month, George Noory features emerging artists for some of the Bumper Music selections.
The commercial space industry has been left reeling from a catastrophic week which saw two separate disasters befall the burgeoning field.
George Knapp shares a number of recent items that have caught his attention including articles on the mysterious Dogon Tribe, cryptids of Hawaii, and the secret government.
A massive solar flare erupted from a giant sunspot on the face of the sun on Friday afternoon, triggering a strong radio blackout.
The live video stream on the International Space Station shows what appears to be two cigar-shaped UFOs, writes researcher Michael Salla.
A comet had a close flyby of Mars this past Sunday, October 19th.
George Knapp shares a number of recent items have caught his attention including an article about the feasibility of the Mars One project.
Aimed at studying the health and habits of threatened killer whales off the coast of British Columbia, the study utilizes a specially-designed hexacopter drone which hovers, unnoticed, a mere 100 feet above the majestic mammals and allows for unprecedented insights into their behavior.