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You can see where the Webb Telescope took a direct hit from a micrometeorite on one of its mirrors

You can see where the Webb Telescope took a direct hit from a micrometeorite on one of its mirrors

Comparison of Webb’s mirror alignments, taken from the “Characterization of JWST science performance from commissioning” Report (July 12, 2022). Credit: NASA/ESA/CSA The world is still reeling from the release of the James Webb Space Telescope’s (JWST) first images. These provided a comprehensive overview of the kind of science operations that Webb will conduct over its …

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U.S. monkeypox response mirrors early coronavirus missteps, experts say

U.S. monkeypox response mirrors early coronavirus missteps, experts say

Placeholder while article actions load Public health experts, including within the Biden administration, are increasingly concerned that the federal government’s handling of the largest-ever U.S. monkeypox outbreak is mirroring its cumbersome response to the coronavirus pandemic 2½ years ago, with potentially dire consequences. As a result, they said, community transmission is occurring largely undetected, and …

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