This week in Science

Near-Earth asteroid and more: Understand the world through 9 images

The biggest science stories of April 7–14.

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The night sky was in focus the week of April 7–14, with meteor sightings, a near-Earth asteroid, and a remarkable telescope image of a distant galaxy. Back on Earth, new findings illuminated ancient history.

Here are the biggest science stories of the week, told in 9 striking images.