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NASA’s ‘megarocket’ roars into life – but only briefly, putting launch in jeopardy

NASA’s ‘megarocket’ roars into life – but only briefly, putting launch in jeopardy

Technology
NASA's deep space exploration rocket has briefly ignited its four engines for the first time.The test was a crucial step towards a debut unmanned launch later this year under NASA's Artemis programme, the Trump administration's mission to return US astronauts to the moon again by 2024. The rocket, built by Boeing, roared into life for just one minute and 15 seconds at the test facility in Mississippi.The engines generated 1.6 million pounds of thrust, consuming 700,000 gallons of propellants while on NASA's largest test stand, which is 35 storeys tall.It was well short of the roughly four minutes that were needed to keep its development on track for it first launch in November. ...
Debenhams set to close putting 12,000 jobs at risk

Debenhams set to close putting 12,000 jobs at risk

Business
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Small breweries warn ‘reverse Robin Hood tax system’ putting jobs at risk

Small breweries warn ‘reverse Robin Hood tax system’ putting jobs at risk

Business
Small breweries in Britain are warning that hundreds of jobs are at risk over government plans to cut tax relief.The Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) described the proposals as "madness" during a period when many businesses are on the brink of collapse. Under the plans, up to 150 small breweries would have to pay higher rates of tax."This is definitely going to put jobs at risk if this goes ahead," Jaega Wise from SIBA said."Part of the issue is we don't entirely know what the tax change is going to be." Advertisement ...
What first-time investors should do before putting money in IPOs

What first-time investors should do before putting money in IPOs

Finance
There is a lot of liquidity which is driving the over-subscriptions in IPOs that hit the market in September as well as the strong listing gains, says Pranav Haldea, MD, Prime Database.On recent spate of listingsThis year, record fundraising has been taking place via the IPO route or QIPs or rights. Companies are raising a record amount of capital to shore up their balance sheets. The other key aspect is that after the March lows, there has been a sharp uptick in the secondary market and on the back of this bullishness, we have also seen revival in the primary capital market. There is a lot of liquidity which is driving the over-subscriptions that we have seen in the IPOs that hit the market in September as well as the strong listing gains. On cos that will sustain interest after IPOsI do ...
Birds breeding earlier in response to climate change may be putting themselves at risk

Birds breeding earlier in response to climate change may be putting themselves at risk

Science
Sept. 29 (UPI) -- As the climate warms, spring temperatures are arriving earlier and earlier, causing some animals to alter their breeding and migrational patterns. Research published this week in the journal PNAS suggests some birds may be putting themselves at risk by mating and breeding earlier in the year. That's because animals are more likely to face inclement weather events -- and a lack of food -- earlier in the year. Advertisement "We actually can look at it empirically for our specific study location using really great long term weather records collected near Ithaca, New York, that start in 1893," study co-author Conor Taff told UPI in an email. "What we see is that springs have gotten warmer overall in that time period, but the date of the last major cold snap has not changed,"...