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See the first photos from the Hubble Space Telescope after a major computer malfunction, ,

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These two images of strange galaxies are some of the first views from the revived Hubble Space Telescope taken on July 17, 2021 after science operations resumed following a month of work to resurrect the observatory from a computer glitch. At right: the three-armed spiral galaxy ARP-MADORE0002-503. Left: An interacting galaxy pair called ARP-MADORE2115-273. (Image credit: Science: NASA, ESA, STScI, …

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Here’s how Blue Origin trained Jeff Bezos and his crew for an 11-minute launch into space, ,

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When Jeff Bezos, the billionaire founder of Blue Origin, launches into space on his company’s suborbital New Shepard rocket on Tuesday (July 20), and and his three crewmates will rely on just over a dozen hours of flight training. Bezos, his brother Mark, Mercury 13 aviator Wally Funk and 18-year-old physics student Oliver Daemen are expected to make the first …

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Louis Vuitton’s $2,890 light-up speaker looks like something Thanos would steal, Chaim Gartenberg

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Louis Vuitton has revealed its next foray into tech products: the $2,890 Horizon Light Up Speaker, which looks less like either a gadget or a piece of high fashion, and more like an artifact of untold cosmic power from the next Marvel movie. According to Louis Vuitton, the idea is that the Horizon speaker will serve as an artistic centerpiece …

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Perseid meteor shower 2021: When, where & how to see it, ,

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The bright Perseids are perhaps the most popular meteor shower of the year, and they’ve just begun! With clear skies, you could see what some consider the most spectacular cosmic light show. Spectators can expect to see the greatest number of meteors during the shower’s peak between Aug. 11-13 this year, according to Earthsky.org. Every year, Earth passes through the …

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The Olympics are approaching a danger zone of extreme heat, Justine Calma

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Olympic athletes are grappling with another public health threat on top of the pandemic: extreme heat. This year’s summerOlympics areforecast to be the hottest in decades. Temperatures expected to rise above 30 degrees Celsius (close to 90 degrees Fahrenheit) this week could put even the strongest athletes in danger of heat stroke or illness. They’ll also have to contend with …

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The Olympics are approaching a danger zone of extreme heat, Justine Calma

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Olympic athletes are grappling with another public health threat on top of the pandemic: extreme heat. This year’s summerOlympics areforecast to be the hottest in decades. Temperatures expected to rise above 30 degrees Celsius (close to 90 degrees Fahrenheit) this week could put even the strongest athletes in danger of heat stroke or illness. They’ll also have to contend with …

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Dish cuts a 10-year, $5 billion deal to make AT&T the primary service provider for its MVNO, Allison Johnson

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Dish Network has a new network operator partner for its MVNO brands: AT&T. The companies have signed a network services agreement (NSA) that will see Dish pay AT&T at least $5 billion over the course of the next ten years to use its 4G and 5G networks as Dish brings its own 5G network online. The deal takes effect immediately …

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Snap buys another company to make AR shopping a reality, Alex Heath

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Snap is making a big bet on AR shopping. The parent company of Snapchat has bought Vertebrae, a company that lets brands create and manage 3D versions of their goods. Vertebrae’s 50-person team will keep developing the platform for existing and new clients, according to a Snap spokesperson. The idea is that a company can easily upload visuals and other …

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Watch Jeff Bezos get launched into space, Joey Roulette

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Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, is flying to space Tuesday morning on his company’s suborbital rocket. He’s riding with a motley crew of three other passengers: his brother Mark, 82-year-old aviation icon Wally Funk, and 18-year-old Dutch high school grad Oliver Daemen. The mission, called NS-16, will mark the first time Blue Origin sends humans to space. …