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This week in science

Lunar rover spots mystery cube and more: Understand the world through 8 images

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China’s Yutu 2 returned mysterious images from the Moon the week of December 1–8, while discoveries of footprints and fossils changed our understanding of the past.

Here are the week’s biggest science stories, told in 8 stunning images.

Maya Santangelo