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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope unfolds its giant mirror for last time ahead of Oct. 31 launch, ,

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NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope has unfurled its big golden mirror for the final time on Earth ahead of its planned launch later this year. The $9.8 billion Webb, which is billed as the successor to NASA’s iconic Hubble Space Telescope, opened its 21.3-foot-wide (6.5 meters) primary mirror recently during a test at the Los Angeles-area facilities of its main …

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The T-Mobile / Sprint merger hasn’t created jobs — it’s ended them, Ian Carlos Campbell

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Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge T-Mobile promised its $26 billion merger with Sprint would add new jobs to the economy literally every single day, but a report from The Wall Street Journal confirms the newly combined company actually employs fewer people now than it did before the merger. Here’s how specific T-Mobile’s promise was: So, let me be …

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The T-Mobile / Sprint merger hasn’t created jobs — it’s ended them,

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T-Mobile promised its $26 billion merger with Sprint would add new jobs to the economy literally every single day, but a report from The Wall Street Journal confirms the newly combined company actually employs fewer people now than it did before the merger. Here’s how specific T-Mobile’s promise was: So, let me be really clear on this increasingly important topic. …

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Stunning new images of Jupiter reveal atmosphere details in different light (video), ,

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Newly processed images captured by the Hubble Space Telescope and the Gemini North observatory in Hawaii reveal details of the turbulent atmosphere of Jupiter in different wavelengths, helping scientists to figure out what drives the formation of the gas giant’s massive storms. Scientists have processed the images — captured in infrared, visible and ultraviolet wavelengths — to allow interactive side-by-side …

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The great lunar ‘bake off’ of knots and moon rocks — Commander’s report: lunar day 13, ,

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Selene IV crewmembers explore a lava cave near the HI-SEAS habitat for habitability and astrobiology research. (Image credit: Courtesy of Cameron Crowell) Dr. Michaela Musilova is the director of Hawaii Space Exploration Analog and Simulation (HI-SEAS) program, which conducts analog missions to the moon and Mars for scientific research at a habitat on the volcano Mauna Loa. Currently, she is …

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Samsung and Lenovo are the latest to ditch a physical Mobile World Congress, Mitchell Clark

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Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Samsung and Lenovo representatives won’t show up in person to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year, according to statements obtained by Reuters and The Verge, respectively. Samsung says it has “made the decision to withdraw from exhibiting in-person” and will instead attend remotely to prioritize the health and safety of its customers …