This week in science

James Webb Telescope launch and more: Understand the world through 7 images

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After multiple delays, the James Webb Space Telescope launched the week of December 22–29, as scientists studied rogue planets and ancient giants.

Here are the biggest science stories of the week, told in 7 incredible images.

Ben McKinley, ICRAR/Curtin and Connor Matherne, Louisiana State University