Starliner Launches to Space Station on Uncrewed Flight Test for NASA.

oft 2 launch image

Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner is in orbit, heading for the International Space Station following launch Thursday of the next-generation spacecraft on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket on a mission designed to test the end-to-end capabilities of the crew-capable system as part of NASA’s Commercial Crew Program.

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Research reveals how Bloodworms make their unique copper teeth.


Bloodworms are known for their unusual fang-like jaws, which are made of protein, melanin, and concentrations of copper not found elsewhere in the animal kingdom. Scientists have observed how these worms use copper harvested from marine sediments to form their jaws, and the process, described in research publishing in the journal Matter on April 25,…

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National Geographic takes a deep dive into the history of the Transatlantic slave trade with new podcast, magazine feature, and documentary special about the most intact slave shipwreck ever found.

Tara Roberts with Diving With A Purpose board member Kamau Sadiki

Ahead of Black History Month, National Geographic is launching a powerful new podcast, INTO THE DEPTHS, on Jan. 27, 2022, that uncovers the deep history of the transatlantic slave trade as it follows a group of Black divers who are dedicated to finding and helping to document slave shipwrecks.

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