To better understand how big a role trees play in this carbon cycle, NASA has recently granted a spot aboard the International Space Station to an instrument to measure the carbon in Earth's forests.
Patrick Ryan was a sophomore at the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York sitting in his dorm room between classes as the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 unfolded.
Cheney is one of the CIA interrogation program's biggest public apologists, but his reaction to this earlier report connecting the US to torture was very different.
The SeeMe satellite — named after DARPA's quest for Space Enabled Effects for Military Engagements — is about the size of a water cooler and is cheaper to make and launch than the typical hardware sent into orbit.
The ill-fated invasion would begin The invasion began in the last week of 1979.
In the wake of the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary two years ago, President Obama signed an executive order to review the availability of innovative gun safety technologies.
Canines aren't the only animals who can land jobs in the military. The US has trained bottlenose dolphins to carry out a range of military tasks, from locating underwater mines to flagging the presence of enemy swimmers for harbor defense.
Scientists found out what happens when battleships hit the largest animals in history...
"The FBI and the NYPD have dozens and dozens of people under surveillance all the time that they could probably indict."...