George Knapp presents links to items that have recently captured his attention, including news about an invisibility cloak, and how to tell if a viral story is a hoax...
As stunning new photos of the dwarf planet are disseminated by NASA, a top physicist believes there could be life forms beneath the crust
A Japanese company has instituted a revolutionary new labor policy – employing an AI endowed robot manager that oversees human workers.
China is planning a landing on the far side of the moon, because they purportedly want to grab the rare fuel-efficient Helium-3 deposits for themselves!
As the Arctic ice floes melt a new and deadly menace may be thawed to menace all mankind, and it's not flooded coastal cities!
Some Biblical scholars fear that the coming blood moon may portend disaster – a judgement from God or worse.
NASA scientists have proposed a unique solution to the study of exoplanets amidst all of the light emitted from their parent stars
After live anthrax pathogens were chillingly discovered outside a secret biodefense lab in Utah, concerned Pentagon officials have halted production work at nine similar labs nationwide. Red flags were raised after military brass examined the labs'...
Eons ago giant woolly mammoths roamed the Siberian tundra before becoming extinct. Now scientists are hoping to clone the ice age monsters.
A breathtaking new image of a cosmic butterfly, a twin jet nebula, was captured by NASA's Hubble telescope. According to the space agency, the amazing color resonance and expanding gas is the last vestige of life from an older star.
North Dakota has become the first state to pass a law allowing state and local law enforcement to equip drones with "less than lethal" weapons including stun guns and tear gas.
According to a new theory from astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, humans can escape from the irresistible pull of a black hole by traversing the event horizon into another universe entirely
As H.G. Wells wrote in his classic novels "First Men In the Moon" and "War of the Worlds," earthly germs can be quite deadly to alien life forms.
NASA's Dawn spacecraft has transmitted a close-up look at the dwarf planet Ceres’ tall conical mountain referred to as "Lonely Mountain." More here.
George Knapp shares some recent items that caught his attention, including a tie-in for tonight's show about the Beatles-- live concert footage of the their 1965 Shea Stadium concert
NASA's Curiosity rover used its MAHLI camera mounted on a robotic arm to capture this 360-degree selfie of the vehicle sitting above the "Buckskin" rock target
Orbiting high above Earth in the International Space Station, astronaut Scott Kelly photographed a bizarre phenomenon while soaring over Central America
A rare super-flare from the sun is coming one day -- and it may be so intense it could plunge the Earth into utter chaos
This week our two free audio clips are from 8 years ago, when Roger Tolces spoke about voice-to-skull technology, and Chad Lewis discussed the popularity of 'Legend Tripping'
A fascinating new view from NASA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) shows the "dark side" of the moon as it moves in front of the Earth
New images from the Cassini space probe have spawned a fresh cosmic mystery as strange red stripes were detected on Saturn's moon Tethys.
NASA's Kepler telescope has discovered an exoplanet that is being called a "close cousin" to the Earth
According to a new research, solar activity will fall dramatically during the 2030s to levels last seen during the mini ice age between 1646 and 1715.
New images are being sent back from the New Horizons craft as it closes in on Pluto. In this photo, taken on July, 8, 2015, Pluto and its moon Charon make for a fascinating pair