This week in science

Artemis I lifts off and more: Understand the world through 8 images

NASA’s Moon-bound mega-rocket finally leaves the launchpad.

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Artemis I lifting off
NASA/Bill Ingalls

NASA/Bill Ingalls

NASA’s long-delayed Artemis I mission took flight the week of November 9–16, as scientists observed some surprisingly human-like behaviors in wild animals for the first time.

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