The week in pictures: August 4–10, 2012
In the past seven days, NASA's Curiosity rover safely landed on Mars and began sending home images and data, scientists released a 3-D map of massive galaxies and distant black holes, Sir Bernard Lovell passed away, and more.
NASA lands car-sized rover beside martian mountain
Curiosity successfully touched down on Mars at 5h32m UT August 6 to
end a 36-week flight and begin a two-year investigation of the Red
Planet. Learn more »