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This week in science

JWST captures galaxy merger and more: Understand the world through 8 images

ESA/Webb, NASA & CSA, L. Armus & A. Evans

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope offered a new view of a previous Hubble target the week of October 20–26, as researchers unraveled mysteries behind desert blooms and plant distress signals.

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