This week in science

NASA deploys SPORT CubeSat and more: Understand the world through 8 images

The ionosphere constantly glows and will be the main focus of study for these two satellites. Here, ...


NASA deployed two satellites the week of December 28–January 4 to track disruptive space weather, while scientists gained important insight into the shape of our cells.

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Here are the week’s biggest science stories, told in 8 incredible images