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– Richard Lawler
More space, but bigger this time.
Shortly after the Japanese probe Hayabusa2 returned to Earth, JAXA showed some of the samples it had collected from the asteroid Ryugu. These rocks originated from chamber “A” of the probe’s sample capsule, meaning they were collected during the mission’s first touchdown in February 2019. Now JAXA has released photos showing the contents of chamber “C” of the capsule, onto which it opened. December 21.
You can view the movie in Dolby Vision HDR with Atmos audio, if you have the right setup.
This weekend, Netflix added Bridgerton, Disney + created its new Pixar movie Soul, but HBO Max had the biggest premiere with Wonder Woman 1984. Unlike the other two streaming services, HBO Max did not support 4K until now and still does not have compatibility on all devices. If you’re planning on watching the movie this weekend, take a look at the list to make sure you’re ready to get the best possible version.
Quibi gets a mention in the trailer.
The special, which “tells the story of the terrible year that was” according to its synopsis, combines news footage with appearances (and probably acidic comments) by fictional characters. the trailer includes some of the well-known faces that appear in Dead until 2020, such as Samuel L. Jackson, Hugh Grant, Lisa Kudrow, Kumail Nanjiani, Tracey Ullman, Leslie Jones, Cristin Milioti and Joe Keery.