Science, Space & Technology
Check out some of the items that have recently caught George Knapp's attention, including a breathtaking image of the Omega Nebula, a piece by Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin on space exploration, an article on the possibility of masking events by distorting light, and a listing of the top UFO stories from last year.
The yo-yo, a classic toy enjoyed by generations, is seeing a renaissance of interest in the form of competitive yo-yoing.
Check out some of the items that have caught George Knapp's attention, including articles about a Russian satellite crash, and a Grand Canyon mystery.
Check out some of the items that have recently caught George Knapp's attention, including his I-Team report on underwater mortgages in Las Vegas.
Images of two lunar anomalies discussed on the 12/25/11 show.
The Telegraph has created an interactive graphic explaining what it would really take for Santa Claus to deliver his 850,000 tons of toys to approximately 2.5 billion children in less than 32 hours.
A spectacular image of Comet Lovejoy, which recently survived a close encounter with the Sun, was captured by International Space Station Commander Dan Burbank as the object appeared over Earth's eastern horizon.
Geologists have located the source of some of the rocks used to create Stonehenge, some 5,000 years ago.
An Australian bearded dragon has become an online celebrity after its owner captured the creature on video playing the smartphone game Ant Smasher
Using a technique called 'light painting,' photographer Marc Bower-Briggs recently transformed Stonehenge into a luminous wonderland
NASA footage of a CME hitting Mercury appears to show the blast of plasma hitting an additional planet-sized object nearby.
A new Earth-like planet, the first to be observed residing in the habitable zone from its star, has been found by the Kepler telescope. Seen here in an artist conception, the world dubbed Kepler-22b is 600 light-years away, and orbits its sun every 290 days.
Scientists from Russia and Japan believe it may be possible to recreate a woolly mammoth within five years.
A newly discovered nest of dinosaur fossils, which boasts a whopping 15 baby protoceratops, appears to shed new light on how the creatures raised their young.
In anticipation of his appearance on the 11/30/11 edition of Coast, Richard C. Hoagland shared some images of where NASA's Curiosity rover will land on Mars. You can view them, along with Hoagland's commentary, here.
Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) have been employed by the US military for decades. But now, more than 50 other countries have or are developing the technology.
A number of items have recently caught George Knapp's attention, including an article about an alien signal, and two pieces about the Federal Reserve.
The blog io9 has posted a video of time lapse sequences taken from the International Space Station by the crews of Expeditions 28 and 29, from August-October of this year.
In tandem with his 11/17/11 appearance, Dr. Cliff Pickover shares two images featured in his new work, The Physics Book: From the Big Bang to Quantum Resurrection.
NASA announced today that Jupiter's moon Europa may contain a giant ice trapped body of water, equal to about the size of the Great Lakes.
A University of Texas Dallas physicist has demonstrated a technology that may one day lead to Harry Potter-like invisibility cloaks.
Three friends in south-west Germany have built a remarkable aircraft that looks similar to a yoga balance ball surrounded by 16 model helicopters.
From their lofty perch 225 miles above Earth, the crew of the International Space Station snapped a series of photos of the planet that were spliced together into a single spellbinding sequence.
This smoothed X-ray image captured by NASA astronomers shows a cluster of galaxies in the constellation Perseus that bears an uncanny resemblance to a Halloween Jack-o'-lantern
On Monday night, the Northern Lights were seen much farther south than usual, visible in such states as Kentucky and Georgia, due to an unusual solar storm.
Check out some of the items highlighted by George Knapp, including his I-Team report on the 'Roadrunners' reunion, former workers at Area 51 who gathered at the Little A'Le'Inn in Nevada.
'Doomsday' Comet Elenin made its closest approach to Earth today, though it was some 22 million miles away. Broken up in August after being blasted in a solar storm, it's now thought to be a stream of debris rather than an intact comet.
Amateur astronomers have for the first time spotted a space rock—asteroid 2011 SF108—that it could pose an impact threat to Earth.
The cockpits of America's Predator and Reaper drones have been infected by a computer virus that logs every keystroke as pilots fly remote missions over war zones around the world.
Check out the first photo taken by the new ALMA radio telescope located in Chile. The image, which shows details never seen before, depicts a combined view of the Antennae Galaxies.