This week in science

How the Moon formed and more: Understand the world through 8 images

simulated image of the Moon forming from remnants of ancient celestial body Theia
NASA's Ames Research Center


NASA scientists found support for one theory of how the Moon formed the week of September 29 to October 5, as researchers found a terrestrial ancestor of ancient Pterosaurs.

Dr Richard Unitt/UCC

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