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Watch: Monkey Plays Pong with Mindpicture

Watch: Monkey Plays Pong with Mind

A nine year old Macaque named Pager can play the video game Pong using only his mind.

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Odd Rock Spotted on Mars

NASA's Perseverance Mars Rover recently spotted a curious rock that has left scientists at the space agency scratching their heads.

Knapp's News 3/27/21

George Knapp shares a number of recent news items of interest, including an article about the messages sent into space in an attempt to contact extraterrestrial civilizations, a report on a strange pattern in data from the Large Hadron Collider,...

Piece of Wright Brothers' First Plane May Make History Again Over Mars

A small piece of fabric that was a part of the Wright brothers' first airplane may soon take part in another historic flight as it is attached to a helicopter that, if NASA's plan comes to fruition, will soon take to the skies over Mars.

Video: World's Most Powerful Rocket Passes Test

The core stage of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket fired all four of its RS-25 engines for a little more than eight minutes—about the same duration needed to launch the Artemis I mission to the Moon.

ISS Jettisons Giant Piece of Space Junk

An odd record was set last week when the International Space Station jettisoned a nearly three-ton pallet which now stands as the most massive piece of space junk ever released from the orbiting facility.

Watch: Robot Dog Spotted on Beach Walk

A four-legged robot created by Boston Dynamics has been spotted walking along the pier in Fort Pierce, Florida.

Video: 'Baby Penguin' Spotted on Mars

In what is undoubtedly the first of many such instances, an anomaly hunter scouring images from the new Mars Perseverance Rover has spotted something unusual on the Red Planet: an oddity resembling a baby penguin.

Watch: Robot Dog Roams SpaceX Crash Site

SpaceX Starship SN10 exploded following its flight and landing test this past week. A robotic dog named Zeus was spotted investigating the wreckage on Thursday.

Space Hotel Aims to Open in 2027

A proverbial interstellar construction company has announced plans to build a lavish space hotel and they hope to welcome their first guests to the fantastic facility in just six years.

Knapp's News 2/28/21

George Knapp shares items including an article about how the Brazilian Air Force has been open about their UFO investigations.

Watch: NASA Releases Video of Perseverance Rover Landing on Mars

NASA has released a breathtaking video that shows last week's captivating moment when the Perseverance Rover's made its harrowing touchdown on Mars.

Video: NASA's Perseverance Rover Successfully Touches Down on Mars

To the relief of scientists at NASA and the delight of space enthusiasts around the world, the space agency's Perseverance Rover has successfully touched down on Mars.

Exotic Meteorite Auction

A stunning array of rare meteorites are up for auction at Christie's, including one described as an extraterrestrial crystal ball. The online event, "Deep Impact: Martian, Lunar and Other Rare Meteorites," running until February 23rd, features...

Tech Innovation Photos

In tandem with her appearance on the 2/14/21 show, Jenny Kleeman shares photos and from her new book, Sex Robots & Vegan Meat.

Video: Perseverance's 'Seven Minutes of Terror'

NASA's Perseverance rover is set reach Mars on Thursday, February 18, 2021. The entry, descent, and landing phase of the mission is referred to as "seven minutes of terror" because the rover is essentially on its own after it receives the signal...

Turkish 'Mystery Monolith' Revealed to be Government-Sponsored...

The mystery surrounding a monolith discovered in Turkey near the famed ancient site Gobekli Tepe has proven to be rather short-lived as it was revealed today that the piece was a government-sponsored publicity stunt connected to the announcement...

Video: UAE Government Bewilders Residents with 'Double Moon' Over Dubai

The appearance of two mysterious moons over Dubai last week caused a stir online and left residents of the city scratching their heads until it was revealed that the wondrous sight was actually a fantastic fabrication from the UAE government in...

Knapp's News 2/6/21

George Knapp shares a number of recent news items of interest, including an article about the space race to Mars, a report on a woman who claims to have met a group of beings in heaven, and George's own investigation into the U.S. military's...

Mystery of Nazca Lines Solved?

A team of researchers studying the famed Nazca Lines in Peru believe that they have solved the mystery of why the drawings were created and, alas, it does not involve aliens.

Doomsday Clock Holds Steady for 2021

This year's update to the Doomsday Clock, an annual assessment of how close humanity may be to destroying itself, saw the ominous barometer go unchanged for 2021, leaving civilization at a worrisome 100 seconds to midnight.

10-Billion-Year-Old Exoplanet Discovered

Astronomers have identified a new rocky exoplanet, a so-called 'Super Earth' that is so old that it makes our world seem like a teenager. The newly revealed planet has an estimated age of 10 billion years, making it almost as old as the universe itself.

Hubble Captures Colliding Galaxies

To celebrate the start of 2021, the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has published images of six stunning galaxy mergers.

Follow Santa's Journey via NORAD

Unlike every other day of the year, Christmas Eve is the one time that the tables turn and Santa himself is the one being watched.

Knapp's News 12/20/20

George Knapp shares recent items of interest including an article about astronomers discovering 'cosmic highways' that could allow for high-speed travel through the solar system.

Scientists Discover Possible New Species of Whale

The deep oceans still hold secrets even in an age when we have explored much of the planet.

Futurists Predict the Decades Ahead

BuzzFeed's Mike Spohr recently polled various futurists on what changes we might expect throughout the rest of the 21st century. Here is a sampling of what they had to say about different sectors.

Image: 10,000-Mile Wide Sunspot

The Inouye Solar Telescope in Maui, Hawaii, has released its first ever image of a sunspot.

Watch: Footage of Arecibo Collapse Released

The National Science Foundation has released a jaw-dropping video which shows the collapse of the Arecibo observatory from two different angles as it unfolded earlier this week.

Video: Arecibo Radio Telescope Collapses

Just days after being decommissioned due to structural damage sustained over the last few months, the famed Arecibo radio telescope reportedly collapsed on Tuesday morning.

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