This week in science
Between February 25 and March 3, scientists solved a vexing Covid-19 mystery, peered into the past, and explored the future of flight.
Here are 9 incredible images that illustrate the most important science stories of the week.
Scientists created a detailed map of the brain to see how blood is delivered to its various regions.
New research suggests polluted water can kill the sperm of aquatic animals, harming their fertility.
Researchers used X-ray imaging to read folded 300-year-old letters without risking damage by opening them.
Researchers developed a "kelp elevator" to increase seaweed growth and make it a more viable biofuel source.
The HiRISE camera orbiting Mars captured a color image of the Perseverance rover and its landing zone.
A slow-moving meteor above the U.K. was spotted by thousands of people from Northern Ireland to Belgium.
Scientists found Covid-19 can replicate inside the heart and keep it from properly pumping blood.
The ESA's Sentinel-1 satellites captured radar images of a nearly 500-square-mile iceberg breaking free from Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf.
NASA announced the start of high-voltage ground testing for the X-57 Maxwell, bringing its first entirely electric plane closer to reality.
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