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White Dwarf 'Switches On & Off'
White Dwarf 'Switches On & Off'
For the first time, astronomers have seen a white dwarf "abruptly switching on and off." Researchers from Durham University, UK used the planet-hunting satellite TESS to observe the strange phenomenon taking place in a white dwarf binary system, TW...
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'Monster' in the Sky
'Monster' in the Sky
NASA recently released an image from the Hubble Telescope of a supernova remnant-- a chaotic explosion site that appears like a monstrous creature floating in space. Known as N 63A, the remnant is located in the Large Magellanic Cloud, a galaxy with...
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Knapp's News 10/17/21
Knapp's News 10/17/21
George Knapp shares recent items of interest, including an article about astronomers preparing to probe Europa's ocean for life.
Science, Space & TechnologyUFOs & Aerial Phenomena
Multitude of Auroras Appear During Solar Storm
Multitude of Auroras Appear During Solar Storm
A powerful solar storm that hit Earth on October 11th brought spectacular views of the Northern Lights to a wide swath of the United States and Canada. The aurora borealis could be seen as far south as New York state.
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Video: William Shatner Journeys to Space on Blue Origin Rocket
Video: William Shatner Journeys to Space on Blue Origin Rocket
Beloved Hollywood icon William Shatner made history earlier today when he journeyed into space aboard a Blue Origin New Shepard Rocket.
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Sleeping Woman Nearly Hit by Meteorite That Crashed Through Her Roof
Sleeping Woman Nearly Hit by Meteorite That Crashed Through Her Roof
A Canadian woman got quite the scare when she was suddenly roused from her slumber by a thunderous sound and subsequently discovered that she had narrowly missed being struck by a meteorite that had crashed through her roof and landed on her bed.
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Watch: Drones Rain from the Sky onto Chinese City Following Light Show Fail
Watch: Drones Rain from the Sky onto Chinese City Following Light Show Fail
A wild video out of China shows the moment when an elaborate light show went awry and dozens of drones began raining down onto stunned spectators watching from below.
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William Shatner to Fly on Next Blue Origin Rocket Launch into Space
William Shatner to Fly on Next Blue Origin Rocket Launch into Space
Star Trek's famed Captain Kirk will soon venture into space for real as iconic actor William Shatner will join the crew of the second Blue Origin launch scheduled for next week.
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On Its Way: The Biggest Comet Yet
On Its Way: The Biggest Comet Yet
Six years ago, astronomers discovered what they initially thought to be a dwarf planet—only to learn more recently that the intergalactic object is reportedly the largest comet ever observed, and it's headed in our direction.
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Fireball Streaks Across North Carolina Sky
Fireball Streaks Across North Carolina Sky
The American Meteor Society has released remarkable video footage of a fireball streaking across the North Carolina sky. The event was recorded last Friday from the porch of a house in Rowland Pond, NC. Further details here.
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Video: C-17 Weaves Between Skyscrapers
Video: C-17 Weaves Between Skyscrapers
Residents of Brisbane, Australia watched in awe yesterday as the crew of a C-17 Globemaster III cargo jet deftly maneuvered through the city's skyline.
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Anomaly Hunter Spots 'Alien Face' on Side of Martian Mountain
Anomaly Hunter Spots 'Alien Face' on Side of Martian Mountain
An anomaly hunter pouring over NASA images from Mars believes he has found the depiction of an alien face carved into the side of a mountain in a fashion similar to Mount Rushmore.
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Knapp's News 9/19/21
Knapp's News 9/19/21
George Knapp shares recent items of interest, including articles on UFOs, dark magic, and the opioid epidemic.
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Civilian SpaceX Flight Splashes Down
Civilian SpaceX Flight Splashes Down
The first all-civilian crew aboard SpaceX's Dragon capsule returned to Earth safely Saturday evening, splashing down around 7:00 PM in the ocean waters near Florida.
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New Bioscience Company Raises $15 Million to Revive Woolly Mammoth
New Bioscience Company Raises $15 Million to Revive Woolly Mammoth
Boasting a whopping $15 million in funding, a newly formed bioscience company hopes to bring the woolly mammoth back from extinction.
Science, Space & TechnologyAncient World
42 ET-Seeking Telescopes in the Path of California Wildfire
42 ET-Seeking Telescopes in the Path of California Wildfire
The wildfires ravaging California over the past several years are reportedly getting close to claiming another casualty: research into life beyond planet Earth.
Nature, Environment & Earth ChangesExtraterrestrialScience, Space & Technology
Astronomers capture detailed images of 'dog-bone' asteroid
Astronomers capture detailed images of 'dog-bone' asteroid
Astronomers using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile have captured the most detailed images yet of a dog bone-shaped asteroid named Kleopatra.
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'Alien Statue Head' Spotted on Mars
'Alien Statue Head' Spotted on Mars
An anomaly hunter studying NASA images from Mars believes that he spotted the remnants of an alien statue on the surface of the Red Planet.
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Massive Hurricane Ida Seen From Space
Massive Hurricane Ida Seen From Space
The monstrous Hurricane Ida strengthened to a category 4 as it made landfall in Louisiana today. Earlier, NASA astronaut Megan McArthur captured images of the storm aboard the International Space Station.
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Mars Rover Attempts Next Rock Sample
Mars Rover Attempts Next Rock Sample
This week NASA's Perseverance rover will abrade a rock nicknamed "Rochette" on the Martian surface so that scientists can determine if it would hold up under the the rover's powerful coring drill.
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Knapp's News 8/22/21
Knapp's News 8/22/21
George Knapp shares recent items of interest, including an article on the Pentagon's plan to unveil a secret space weapon.
ExtraterrestrialTop SecretPsychology & MindScience, Space & TechnologyUFOs & Aerial PhenomenaGeorge Knapp
Russia Blames American Astronaut for Mysterious Space Station Hole
Russia Blames American Astronaut for Mysterious Space Station Hole
The strange case of a mysterious hole discovered in a Soyuz capsule attached to the International Space Station back in 2018 has taken a troubling turn as an official with the Russian space agency now says that the damage was intentionally caused by...
Science, Space & TechnologyMysteries & Anomalies
ISS Astronaut Aurora Photos
ISS Astronaut Aurora Photos
Astronauts living and working aboard the International Space Station have been posting some dazzling images of our planet's auroral displays.
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Ingenuity Helicopter Spots Perseverance Rover on Surface of Mars
Ingenuity Helicopter Spots Perseverance Rover on Surface of Mars
A cool image snapped by NASA's Ingenuity helicopter as it flew over Mars shows the Perseverance Rover roaming around on the surface of the Red Planet.
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Star Shrapnel Hurtling Through Galaxy
Star Shrapnel Hurtling Through Galaxy
A piece of a white dwarf star blown apart by a supernova explosion is speeding through the Milky Way at close to 2 million miles per hour.
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Light From Behind Black Hole
Light From Behind Black Hole
Einstein's theory of general relativity has been proven accurate once again by the recent detection of light from behind a black hole.
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How Sure Can We Be About ET Life? NASA Wants to Know
How Sure Can We Be About ET Life? NASA Wants to Know
NASA's acting to help establish "community standards" for the discovery of new data that may point to alien life.
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Knapp's News 7/25/21
Knapp's News 7/25/21
George Knapp shares a number of recent news items of interest, including the connection between electromagnetic energy and spacetime itself.
ExtraterrestrialPsychology & MindAncient WorldScience, Space & Technology
Video: Previously Unseen Moon-Forming Disc Photographed Around Exoplanet
Video: Previously Unseen Moon-Forming Disc Photographed Around Exoplanet
Astronomers studying distant exoplanets managed to capture the first-ever image of what is believed to be a moon-forming disc around an exoplanet.
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Study Suggests Connection Between Lucid Dreaming and 'Alien Encounters'
Study Suggests Connection Between Lucid Dreaming and 'Alien Encounters'
A fascinating new study found that accounts of UFO or alien encounters may have a connection to lucid dreams.
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