The week in pictures: July 7–13, 2012

In the past seven days, the Hubble Space Telescope found a fifth moon orbiting Pluto, astronomers spotted dark galaxies of the early universe for the first time, Cassini observed a high-altitude haze and a vortex  materializing on Titan's south pole, and more.
By | Published: July 13, 2012 | 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.