This week in science

New Hubble Space Telescope capture and more: Understand the world through 7 images

NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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NASA and ESA released a gorgeous new Hubble Space Telescope image the week of August 3–10, as researchers studied cancer progression and retreating glaciers.

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