The week in pictures: August 27–September 2, 2011

This week's news featured the nearest supermassive black hole pair to the Milky Way, supersonic jets from young stars, a rare martian lake delta, a star that shouldn't exist, and more.
By | Published: September 2, 2011 | Last updated on May 18, 2023

“The week in pictures” highlights the amazing discoveries and cutting-edge research that resulted in magnificent photos and illustrations in the past week’s News section. Scroll through the photos, comment on your favorites, and click links to learn more about the science behind the pictures. We hope “The week in pictures” will not only highlight all our beautiful universe has to offer but also summarize the important stories of the past seven days in case you missed anything.