Parkes Radio Telescope in Australia will scour depths of the cosmos, including the chaotic center of our galaxy.
The new species discovered included tiny animals such as tanaids, dozens of new algae, and black wire coral that measures up to two meters high.
Friday's launch will be the first for Orbital ATK since a 2014 launch failure.
Opinion is divided about the merits of trying to imbue machines with human-like learning capabilities.
The Cygnus spacecraft has been named the "S.S. Deke Slayton II" for the mission.
According to a new survey, over the past decade, climate change has forced a large number of people from three Pacific island nations -- Kiribati, Tuvalu and Nauru -- to flee their countries.
The spacecraft will use two cubes to try to detect these elusive ripples in space-time.
Minnesota's medical marijuana program is currently one of the most restrictive in the country, and this change could add thousands of patients.
Federal funding for the country's National AIDS Control Program was slashed by a fifth earlier this year -- a decision that was roundly criticized by health activists.
The footprints found in lagoon-type sediment provide evidence that sauropods spent some time in the water.
A little over a year later, Orbital ATK gets ready to deliver cargo to the International Space Station.
For employees and volunteers at Planned Parenthood and other women's health clinics, the threat of harassment and violence is always there.
Winter weather advisories were in place from central Nebraska to northwest Wisconsin and northeast Minnesota.
While returning from his Africa trip, Pope Francis said the continent faced more urgent concerns than condom use, such as malnutrition and environmental damage.
Getting into space is an expensive business. But a re-usable space plane like this could revolutionize hyper-sonic flight and make space access much cheaper.
With COP21 set to begin in Paris, representatives from less developed countries worry that their needs will be ignored in the hunt for a deal.
The Health Ministry is calling the link "is a unique situation in global scientific research."
Police arrested or detained hundred of protesters Sunday, amid a rowdy kickoff to a week of international climate change negotiations in Paris.
Ahead of the COP 21 conference, scheduled to begin Monday, activists want world leaders to do more to curb greenhouse gas emissions and limit warming.
Investigators used radar to confirm a theory by British Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves that the boy king's tomb extended farther than initially believed.