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The Week in Pictures: August 10–16, 2013

In the past seven days, NASA ended attempts to fully recovery the ailing Kepler spacecraft, newly found pulsar has helped astronomers explore the Milky Way’s mysterious core, the Juno spacecraft reached an important milestone on its journey to Jupiter, and more.
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Bill Saxton, NRAO/AUI/NSF

Newly found pulsar helps astronomers explore Milky Way’s mysterious core

The alignment of gas with the pulsar so close to the supermassive black hole has given scientists a valuable tool for understanding its magnetic field. Learn more »
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