The scientific director of a government project is under suspicion after top secret information from his office is leaked. The building is searched, uncovering a strange bottle of ant poison made of crystal. Tests show the rock is capable of recording sound, reproducing conversations that take place in its presence.moreless
A man and his grandson, on a weekend trip to their mountain cabin, pick up a hitchhiker. The stranger soon disappears, but leaves behind a suitcase with an electrical outlet on its side. The luggage is able to generate enormous amounts of power. Grandpa turns it over to a laboratory for investigation and the scientists are confounded by the technology it contains. The old man's theory is its a gift from an advanced outer space traveler.moreless
An escaped prison inmate comes across an incredible metal substance, one that is light and pliable, yet resists bullets. He claims the product was left behind by a flying saucer. Shielded by the substance, the escapee goes on a bank robbing spree and is labeled by the press "The Bulletproof Man." Realizing it's worth millions, he offers it up to a steel industrialist who's part of a trap to capture the criminal.moreless
A biochemist hoping to help the mentally ill function in society isolates an enzyme from bees which she injects in patients. At her isolated Arizona laboratory, Dr. Ballard creates a collection of people exhibiting the characteristics of the various inhabitants of a hive, from the queen to a worker. A fellow scientist invited for a visit feels he must rescue the doctor from the cluthes of her own creations.moreless
In a secret test, the US launches a rocket from the Pacific aiming for the moon. To maintain security the government plants a story that the rocket is actually a flying saucer. UFO reports come in, however, from the East Coast where viewing the launch was impossible. The scientists begin to believe that there are flying saucers out there as unexplainable blips follow the rocket on radar.moreless
The college is cutting a professor's studies of parapsychology, labeling it "nonsense." When a renown guest lecturer disappears in route to the school, the researcher uses hypnosis on his star psychic subject to figure out what has become of the missing scientist.
A teacher in an Arizona one-room schoolhouse is the target of harassment by three siblings. The kids possess psychic powers they use to irritate and frighten the woman. Local legend has it that the family arrived 200 years earlier in a UFO crash. When the teacher's friend, a psychic researcher, arrives to investigate, the kids' stunts become dangerous.moreless
Dr. Bryan is charged with determining if humans can survive a trip to Mars and make it back physically and mentally intact. He subjects the eight chosen for "Project 44" to various simulations of what they would encounter on the trek. The results are disheartening as one after another fail the tests. The doctor wonders if someone may be sabotaging the study.moreless
An experimental aircraft explodes over the Pacific with no survivors found. Six months later, a scientist on the flight is found in a Singapore hospital after being picked up by ship. Other than the rescue, he can't remember anything about his ordeal. After returning to work on the plane project, the military learns that an overseas enemy knows everything about their top secret work. Somehow, the rescued man has been turned into an unwitting leak.moreless
Something is disrupting the sonar used by bats causing them to slam into a skyscraper. Government investigators detect a strong microwave beam being aimed at the building; the source is directly above. At first, they fear a foreign enemy is trying to disrupt our radar systems from a space station in orbit, but then they remember that signals from earth can be reflected by the ionosphere.moreless
A meteor plunges into the ocean causes a super hurricane that's sweeping toward Florida. Meteorologist James Tyler is busy tracking the storm and worrying about his son; the boy and his Scout troop are in harm's way, spending the night outside on a camping trip.
A geneticist becomes convinced that memories can be transmitted through genes. Looking at the family tree of an acquaintance, Professor Hughes is struck by the similarities of a young man and an ancestor from 400 years earlier. He's becomes alarmed when he learns the circumstance of the ancestor's death; he fears the young man will meet the same fate.moreless
Dr. Bellow, working on an energy source that would allow travel between planets, is killed in his lab after a mysterious phone call. Security is tightened on the surviving scientist on the project, but he, too, is mysteriously killed. It's determined that an unknown ray had been aimed at both men. The source of the ray: an intelligent being wanting to discourage our space travels.moreless
A nightclub dancer claims she saw a nuclear bomb explosion during a seizure. Her physician mentions this strange claim to a scientist who confirms she saw a secret atomic blast. Believing her a clairvoyant, the two men get the young woman to participate in tests, hoping to prove scientifically how her "gift" works.moreless
The man caught stealing a rare herb from a research lab claims to be over 200 years old. He tells the scientists and police that he learned the youth formula from the Native American medicine man who raised him. The youthful old-timer has lived a life of loneliness because everyone he loves dies while he continues on and on.moreless
A meeting of scientists is cancelled when their equipment and documents start disappearing practically from their very hands, along with substantial amounts of time. To catch the culprit, government security sets up a phony lab with cameras to record what happens when time seems to go missing.
The sheriff scoffs at an old prospector's claim that a driverless car tried to run him over in the desert. He takes things seriously when a geologist's wife is injured by the same vehicle. Armed with scientific equipment, the men determine that the car is radio controlled. Now they must determine who's operating the controls and what they hope to achieve.moreless
Cantankerous old Dr. Crane visits a former student after learning of the young physician's experiments with heart surgery. With only months to live, he wants Dr. Marshall to implant an experimental mechanical heart in him, using his newly-developed miniature battery as the power source.
A space capsule releases a strange green gas that alters a young woman's metabolism.
A man claiming to be from another planet announces that he has a source of power greater than atomic energy. He says he has come to share the knowledge, but is regarded as an eccentric crackpot.
Two police inspectors attempt to prove that a man committed a murder because of the hypnotic effect caused by a movie screen flicker.
A scientist comes to the desert laboratory of a dead scientist to evaluate the man's plans to create water in the arid areas of the earth.