At the longer wavelengths of light captured by its Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI), Webb focuses on t...

This week in science

Webb captures Tarantula Nebula and more: Understand the world through 8 images

NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, Webb ERO Production Team

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NASA pushed back its Artemis I launch by nearly a month the week of September 1–7, as scientists completed a ground-breaking planetary model and found the world’s oldest mammal.

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

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