This week in science

JWST captures Chariklo’s rings and more: Understand the world through 8 images

Chariklo, discovered in 1997, is an asteroid of the Centaur variety, exhibiting characteristics of b...
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The James Webb Space Telescope captured a never-before-seen feature far out in our Solar System the week of January 18–25, as researchers probed the causes of a rare form of cancer and heart failure.

Here are the biggest science stories of the week, told in 8 stunning images