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Space rock that hit Webb telescope caused major damage, scientists say

A micrometeoroid that hit the Webb Space Tthe telescope in late May caused permanent damage to the spacecraft, according to a Report of the Space Telescope Science Institute. The report was released last week by NASA and the European and Canadian space agencies. It described the scientific performance of the telescope until July 12, 2022, …

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If You Belong To A Cat, Scientists Want To Hear From You

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) California scientists ask WE volunteers who live with cats participate in a new research project. The will survey owners about their pet’s behaviors and knowledge of training methods. The larger goal of the team is to help cats, especially kittens, and humans better build healthy relationships with each other. The work is …

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India’s liquid mirror telescope ready to observe the night sky

The International Liquid Mirror Telescope in its building in the Himalayas.Photo: John Surdej High in the Himalayas, a new telescope is installed to observe the night sky. The craft has a 4-meter (13-foot) lens, but here’s the kicker: it’s made of liquid mercury, a material rarely used for astronomical imaging. Called the International Liquid Mirror …

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