It's not Star Trek teleportation, but "beaming" of a kind has taken a big leap forward. A project funded by the European Commission has demonstrated how a person can be transported to a remote location via the internet and feel physically immersed in that setting.
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.
Mail Online has posted a series spectacular photos of our planet taken by an astronaut on the International Space Station.
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 interstellar space travel; and a BLT Research case study on clay-mineral crystallization related to crop circle formations.
In their latest issue, New Scientist, looks at God, and the "new science of religion," with a set of articles [requires free registration] that have a fresh take on a topic that is hotly debated.
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.
Human fossils from southern China, dating back as far as 14,500 years, hint at what may be a previously unknown species, with both primitive and modern qualities.
While reports came out today that consuming too much red meat may shorten your lifespan, at Masstricht University in the Netherlands, scientists are working on creating a test-tube hamburger that could be ready by October.
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
The SETI Live website has just been launched which will allow people at home to help search for ET life via streamed radio frequencies from the Allen Telescope Array.
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 glimpses of the Northern Lights in motion as well as thunderstorms peppering the landscape with bright bursts as they travel. The complete series of videos can be found at Wired.
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.
Two Canadian students, Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad, used a weather balloon and a Styrofoam 'spacecraft' to send a Lego toy 15 miles into the stratosphere.
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 intelligent civilization.