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The Week in Pictures: May 18–24, 2013

In the past seven days, astronomers captured the creation of a large short-lived star body in the early universe, the Mars rover Curiosity drilled into its second rock, scientists discovered that magnetars may be more diverse and more common than previously thought, and more.

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NASA/ESA/C.R. O'Dell (Vanderbilt University)/D. Thompson (Large Binocular Telescope Observatory)

Hubble Space Telescope reveals the Ring Nebula’s true shape

New observations show that the nebula is not like a bagel, but rather a jelly doughnut filled with helium in the middle. Learn more »
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