This week in science

Webb Telescope spots Cartwheel Galaxy and more: Understand the world through 8 images

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NASA and the ESA published incredible new images from the James Webb Space Telescope the week of July 27–August 3, while researchers found new insight into the evolution of a common virus.

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

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