This week in science

NASA's X-59 QueSST and more: Understand the world in 7 images

Krystal Tolley

NASA’s supersonic X-59 QueSST aircraft took shape the week of July 29–August 5, as scientists rediscovered a lost species and found a link between pollution and mental health.

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

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