Private American spaceflight company SpaceX made history Friday when its Dragon capsule became the first commercial spacecraft to dock with the International Space Station—a feat only four nations have ever achieved.
It's the equivalent of a celestial shotgun and it's pointed directly at our planet. An erupting active region of the sun, known as AR1476, has rotated into view and been captured by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory.
John DeSalvo provided us with some images and insights from his research into crystal skulls.
Check out a list of items selected by George Knapp including his KLAS-TV report on tonight's guest, Frank Cullotta (pictured).
The Hubble Telescope has captured a stunning image of a star's relatively brief demise as it runs out of its nuclear fuel and emits beams of light.
If footage on YouTube is to be believed, an inventor has boldly gone where no one has gone before and created a realistic looking "Star Trek" phaser.
Check out a list of items selected by George Knapp including his report on the future use of Nevada's Test Site, and a 1958 video about UFOs with Mike Wallace.
On June 3, 1965, Gemini IV astronaut Ed White became the first American to go on a spacewalk.
Today, Google unveiled its plan for Project Glass, an augmented reality system in which users can access smart phone functions through a pair of visors.
A new composite photo, built from thousands of images from telescopes in Hawaii and Chile, reveals about one billion stars in a dense plane of our galaxy, the Milky Way.
Check out some recent items of interest that have caught George Knapp's attention, including a blog post about University of Maryland physicist Dr. James Gates, who may have discovered a Matrix-like computer code underlying the universe; a BBC article on...
George Knapp shares some recent items of interest, including his I-Team report on Madeleine Pickens' battle to save wild horses (pictured).
NASA has released an incredible launch video shot from the perspective of the Space Shuttle's Solid Rocket Booster.
Vertical lifting airplanes, algae farms creating jet fuel, and rooftop locales are some of the innovative concepts put forward by architecture students in a contest aimed at designing the airport of the future.
In conjunction with the Discovery Channel, SeaWorld San Diego has launched a 24/7 streaming webcam which allows visitors to observe their penguin exhibit
While exploration of space has led to a myriad of advancements for Earth's denizens, there has been one major side effect: space junk.
A new type of alien world some 40 light-years away has been detected by Hubble. Pictured in this artist's conception, the watery super-Earth orbits a red dwarf star, and is believed to have a thick atmosphere.
Today is the 50th anniversary of John Glenn's 1962 space flight, when he became the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth.
George Knapp highlights a number of news items including his report on who tried to kill casino owner Lefty Rosenthal (his burned Cadillac pictured), and an article about what's under Lake Vostok in Antarctica.
Using hundreds of images taken from the International Space Station as it orbited Earth, a new series of videos provides a breathtaking view of Earth from space. Beyond merely cities illuminating the night sky, the films contain also rare overhead...
An intriguing image of what appears to be a black hole inside a star cluster is actually Barnard 68, a dark molecular cloud some 500 light years away.
A huge eruption on the sun is expected to blast Earth with a stream of charged particles on January 24th. The NOAA reports that this is the strongest solar radiation storm since 2005.
Check out some of the items that have recently caught George Knapp's attention, including HD images of Mars (pictured) and two vintage newspaper articles-- one postulating what life will be like in 100 years, the other declaring that Mars has an...