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Boeing and NASA delay Starliner launch due to unexpected valve problem
- Boeing will have to wait yet again to prove the worth of its Starliner spacecraft. The company and NASA had planned to launch the capsule on Tuesday on top of an Atlas V rocket at 1:20PM ET, but that's not happening anymore. "We're standing down from today's #Starliner Orbital Flight Test-2 launch," Boeing said on Twitter . The company attributed the delay to "unexpected valve position indications in the propulsion ...

Source: engadget.com
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Plastic pollution is laying "evolutionary traps" for developing turtles
- We know that plastic pollution continues to build up in the ocean at alarming rates, and we know this poses a risk to the creatures that call it home, but scientists continue to dive into the complex interactions underlying this relationship. The latest study to shed light on this issue paints a startling picture of how the evolutionary habits of juvenile turtles lure them into the most polluted parts of the ocean, ...

Source: newatlas.com
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Black Hole Warps Space so Much That Astronomers See Light Behind It
- A black hole warped space-time so much that astronomers saw flashes of light from its far side black hole black hole warped light from X-ray explosions on its far side, bending the light around toward Earth. For the first time, scientists have seen the light behind a black hole . Because no light can pass through a black hole and come out the other side, the discovery further confirms Albert Einstein's theory that ...

Source: businessinsider.com