NEXT STOP China’s relay satellite will support a future mission to the farside of the moon, photographed here in 2014 by an earlier Chinese satellite called Chang’e-5T1.
Chinese National Space Administration
FEELING THE PRESSURE Extreme pressures are found within the proton, scientists report. The proton contains three particles called quarks (illustrated) as well as gluons, which hold the particle together.
STAR START Scientists find evidence that stars formed in a faraway galaxy (indicated by the boxes) when the universe was just 250 million years old.
NASA, ESA, W. Zheng/JHU, M. Postman/STScI and the CLASH Team