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Twitter's Dorsey welcomes Elon takeover

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Twitter founder Jack Dorsey has welcomed Elon Musk’s all-but-done takeover of the social media platform. An agreement was reached on Monday for the Tesla owner to purchase the social media platform for $44billion. Professor Charlie Beckett, the Director of Polis the Journalism think tank at the London School of Economics, explains why it’ll be a challenge for Elon - find the full interview with him from 4pm here. A professor working on the next set of experiments for the Large Hadron Collider says she’s hoping they could lead to the discovery of what’s known as ‘dark matter’. Professor Victoria Martin from the University of Edinburgh told us there’s also a chance they could discover a new dimension.

Also in this episode:

  • Businessmen return from $55m trip to space station after overstaying by a week (2.33)
  • China’s space agency plans to knock asteroid off course (3.08)
  • Joe Biden’s plans to give police access to drone-tracking tech (3.35)
  • Lab-grown meat and insects 'good for planet and health' (4.30)
  • EE to launch smart glasses in the UK (5.15)

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