In an experiment that's sure to earn the admiration of irresponsible teenagers the world over, NASA plans to set a disused resupply vehicle on fire while in space.
An Australian study on wildlife research warns that 'ugly' animals are being overlooked by scientists in favor of more aesthetically-pleasing species.
The latest discovery from the Hubble Telescope marks a new record for observational distance as the device spotted a galaxy residing at a whopping 13.4 billion light years from Earth.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have caught his attention, including a possible "alien megastructure" around Jupiter.
Activists in Seoul, South Korea found a clever way around their government's restrictions on public assemblies by staging a demonstration using holograms.
The seemingly amazing story of the Apollo 10 astronauts hearing mysterious moon 'music' appears to have hit a sour note with NASA.
George Knapp shares a number of items that have caught his attention, including an article about unexplained "music" heard coming from the far side of the moon by Apollo astronauts...
A careful perusal of the offerings from Google Maps by an artist in New York reveals some truly astounding 'sights' picked up by the service.
The Chinese government is forcing 9,000 of its citizens to relocate so that construction can be finished on an enormous radio telescope that will be used to search for aliens.
The mysterious death of a bus driver in India is being blamed on injuries sustained from a meteorite impact which, if true, would be the first such demise in nearly two centuries.
Apollo astronaut and the sixth man to walk on the moon, Dr. Edgar Mitchell has died at the age of 85.
China's National Space Administration is releasing stunning hi-def pictures from the Moon's surface.
A group of hackers claim they broke into NASA's computer system and not only acquired a wealth of data possibly related to geoengineering, but also almost crashed a drone!
George Knapp shares a number of news items that have recently caught his attention including an article about how geneticists have discovered a way to extend lifespans to 800 years.
As fears over the Zika virus mount, a biotech company believes they have found the solution to stopping the worrisome disease: genetically modified mosquitoes.
While allowing for an unprecedented view of our planet, Google Earth has observed a number of locations around the world that were deemed too secret to share with users.
A group of Russian scientists are warning that space junk is more than a mere nuisance encircling our planet and that it could inadvertently cause the start of World War III.
According to the annual assessment of global threats known as the Doomsday Clock, humanity remains perilously close to annihilation.
An unsettling search engine feature on a website designed for cybersecurity experts is causing concern because it allows for users to spot unattended webcams and even control them.
With drone technology poised to become adopted by farmers, crop circle makers may be left with no place to hide.
George Knapp shares a number of news items that have recently caught his attention including an article about the first steps toward actual teleportation and our robotic future.
At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, a group of scientists warned the power brokers in attendance that more needs to be done to monitor the creation and use of autonomous weapons.
A couple living in the suburbs of Atlanta have been plagued by a spate of unwanted and angry visitors who are being directed to their home due a glitch from phone tracking apps.
A group of astrobiologists in Australia have proposed that we have found no sign of aliens in the universe because they would have gone extinct long before we could meet them.
A controversial neurosurgeon claims that he successfully oversaw a monkey head transplant and that the operation paves the way for future surgeries on humans.
Astronomers at Caltech have announced the possible discovery of a giant new planet in the far reaches of our solar system.
Aspiring astronauts have the chance to see if they have the 'right stuff' thanks to a test created by the European Space Agency.
The mysterious KIC 8462852 continues to confound astronomers after a new study has ruled out comets as the source for the star's strange dimming.