This week in science

NASA GOES-T launch and more: Understand the world through 7 images

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NASA launched a crucial weather satellite the week of February 24–March 2, as research shed new light on potential Covid-19 treatments and the birth of planets.

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

7 stunning images.

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