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NASA’s mighty new space telescope is hit by a larger-than-expected micrometeoroid

NASA’s powerful new space observatory, the James Webb Space Telescope, was bombarded by a larger-than-expected micrometeoroid in late May, causing detectable damage to one of the spacecraft’s 18 main mirror segments . The impact means the mission team will have to correct for the distortion created by the strike, but NASA says the telescope is …

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Webb Telescope hit by micrometeoroid but no major damage

Placeholder while loading article actions NASA’s $10 billion James Webb Space Telescope had a rough encounter with extraterrestrial danger: he was hit by a micrometeoroid. The micrometeoroid strike does not appear to have significantly blurred Webb’s vision, or rendered him unable to perform groundbreaking observations of the universe, including capturing light emitted more than 13 …

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Mariah Carey hit with $20 million lawsuit over ‘All I want for Christmas is you’

The christmas queenMariah Carey, is not starting the summer very well. In the documents acquired by La PosteAndy Stone, who co-wrote Vince Vance & the Valiants’ country song “All I Want For Christmas Is You,” is suing Carey for copyright infringement – claiming the diva never sought or obtained use of her title for its …

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As Biden Takes Huge Approval Rating Hit, White House Moves to Fight Inflation

Former Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin delves into high inflation rates and strategizes on “Cavuto: Coast to Coast.” After a year of relentless price increases, the White House is finally shifting into inflation-fighting mode, with officials fanning out on cable news to try to stem the political bloodbath as President Biden’s approval rating plummets. …

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Apple’s VR headset must be a hit – for itself and for the VR industry

This article was first published in Yahoo Finance Technology, a weekly newsletter highlighting our original industry content. Get it straight to your inbox every Wednesday before 4 p.m. ET. Subscribe Apple’s VR headset has been its most important product in years Apple (AAPL) will host its annual WWDC developer conference live from its Cupertino, Calif., …

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For the 3rd time in a week, the Phillies hit a spectacular late home run to lose

If only the Phillies could turn some of those spectacular shots into wins. For the third time in seven games, the Phillies hit a home run in the eighth inning or later, which tied the game or put them ahead. They lost all three. After Corey Knebel allowed a homerun in the ninth inning for …

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As California is hit by a new wave of coronavirus, is it time to start wearing masks? Limit gatherings?

As California faces a new resurgence of the coronavirus, what should residents consider doing to protect themselves from infection? Unlike previous waves of the pandemic that were marked by set limitations on what people could do and how businesses could operate, officials did not demonstrate a broad appetite for further restrictions unless hospitalizations s considerably …

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