This week in science

NASA CAPSTONE glitch and more: Understand the world through 7 images


NASA/Daniel Rutter

NASA’s CAPSTONE probe recovered from a communications failure the week of June 29–July 6, as scientists studied the health of rivers and made a jarring discovery about Stone Age jewelry.

NASA Landsat/United States Geologic Survey/Evan Dethier

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