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James Webb telescope begins crucial sun shield tensioning

James Webb telescope begins crucial sun shield tensioning

Science
Jan. 3 (UPI) -- The James Webb Space Telescope began one of the most complicated parts of its deployment Monday as NASA sent commands to fully extend the first layer of the observatory's critical five-layer sunshield. The $ 10 billion space telescope -- the largest and most powerful in history -- still is in the first half of its 29-day deployment schedule as it flies through space to a position over one million miles from Earth. Mission controllers worked through two minor issues Sunday that could have degraded performance of the spacecraft over time, according to NASA. But the agency said the space telescope was never in danger and the extra day allowed it to return Webb to optimal performance. On Tuesday and Wednesday, NASA intends to extend the remaining five layers of the shield, whi...
Famous birthdays for April 5: Hayley Atwell, Lily James

Famous birthdays for April 5: Hayley Atwell, Lily James

Entertainment
April 5 (UPI) -- Those born on this date are under the sign of Aries. They include: Advertisement -- English philosopher Thomas Hobbes in 1588 -- Elihu Yale, namesake of Yale University, in 1649 -- English physician Joseph Lister, who introduced antiseptic surgery, in 1827 -- Educator Booker T. Washington in 1856 -- Physicist Hedwig Kohn in 1887 -- Actor Spencer Tracy in 1900 -- Actor Bette Davis in 1908 -- Actor Gregory Peck in 1916 -- Singer/actor Gale Storm in 1922 -- Filmmaker Roger Corman in 1926 (age 95) -- Impressionist/actor Frank Gorshin in 1933 -- Former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell in 1937 (age 84) File Photo by Molly Riley/UPI -- Actor Michael Moriarty in 1941 (age 80...
World Cup 2022 qualifying: Wales 1-0 Czech Republic – James seals Wales win

World Cup 2022 qualifying: Wales 1-0 Czech Republic – James seals Wales win

Sports
Daniel James' late header gave Wales a precious win over the Czech Republic in a fiery World Cup qualifier in which both teams had a man sent off.The visitors dominated a goalless first half with Jakub Jankto missing several chances, while Gareth Bale wasted the best opportunity of all for Wales.Czech striker Patrik Schick was shown a straight red card early in the second half for raising his hand to the face of Connor Roberts, who was later sent off for a second booking.As both sides searched desperately for a winning goal, Bale delivered an inviting cross from the left wing, which James met with a brilliantly directed header to secure Wales' first win of the campaign.The result moves Wales up to third place in Group E, one point behind the Czech Republic in second and four adrift of lead...
Youri Tielemans produces ‘James Maddison-esque’ assist as Leicester cement place in top four with comeback win at Brighton

Youri Tielemans produces ‘James Maddison-esque’ assist as Leicester cement place in top four with comeback win at Brighton

Sports
Youri Tielemans channelled his inner-James Maddison as his ‘terrific’ assist helped Leicester claim a 2-1 win at Brighton. The Belgian drifted inside before firing into Kelechi Iheanacho who showed excellent composure to chip in Leicester’s equaliser on 62 minutes. sky sports Tielamans foxed the Brighton defenders as he found Iheanacho AFP Iheanacho did the rest with a lovely chip into the top corner The Foxes turned the match on its head three minutes before the end of normal time when Daniel Amartey took advantage of Robert Sanchez’s mistake. Adam Lallana had put Brighton in front early on. With the likes of Maddison and Harvey Barnes out injured, the onus is on Leicester’s other midfielders as they continue ...
James Corden, ‘Six Feet Under,’ ‘Big Sky’ join virtual PaleyFest 2021

James Corden, ‘Six Feet Under,’ ‘Big Sky’ join virtual PaleyFest 2021

Entertainment
Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The Paley Center for Media announced plans for its 2021 PaleyFest on Wednesday. The 2021 celebration of television will conduct virtual panels, the first three of which the Center announced. ABC's Big Sky, CBS's The Late Late Show with James Corden and a retrospective of HBO's Six Feet Under will be among the shows presenting virtual panels. Paley Center members and Citi cardmembers will get access to panels beginning March. 23. The public can view panels on Yahoo Entertainment beginning March 29 at 8 PM EDT/5 p.m. PDT. Advertisement The Paley Center canceled PaleyFest 2020 in March when the state of California cancelled in person events. The 2020 PaleyFest ultimately occurred virtually with Zoom panels. The Late Late Show panel will feature a conversation with Corden. Bi...