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Best science and technology pictures of the week

  • Red mist
    A swimmer heads towards a red algae bloom at Sydney's Clovelly Beach, which closed some beaches for swimming including Bondi Beach for a period of time. (Copyright: Getty Images)
  • Spectacular storm
    Nasa's Cassini spacecraft captured dramatic images of rolling storm clouds at the tip of Saturn’s north pole. (Copyright: Nasa)
  • Game on
    Thermal images from the Cassini mission spotted Pac-Man-like features on Saturn’s moon Tethys (right), as it did on another moon Mimas (left) in 2010. (Copyright: Getty Images)
  • Making a splash
    A roller coaster sits in the ocean after the Casino Pier collapsed when Superstorm Sandy hit Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Copyright: Getty Images)
  • Peekaboo!
    A rare chance to see a red panda, one of a pair housed at the River Safari in Singapore, which officially opened this week. (Copyright: Getty Images)
  • Concept car
    At the Los Angeles Auto show, Toyota unveiled the “Fun-Vii” – with an external display exterior, and interior that changes to fit the driver's mood. (Copyright: Getty Images)
  • Fish protest
    Activists from Greenpeace outside South Korea's embassy in Manila in advance of a global summit on Pacific tuna fisheries next week. (Copyright: Getty Images)
  • Gravity defying
    Indian performers ride in cars inside a makeshift wooden “Wall of Death” structure during the annual farmers fair at Shama Chak Jhiri, India. (Copyright: Getty Images)
  • Sky-high ambitions
    Railway travellers in Seoul watch a TV screen broadcasting live footage of South Korea's failed third attempt to launch a rocket and join the space race. (Copyright: Getty Images)
  • Collar monitor
    Fujitsu unveiled Wandant, a wearable device that tracks dog's health by recording data that owners can access on their smartphones or computers. (Copyright: Getty Images)
The most amazing pictures from the past seven days – including red pandas, Saturn as you’ve never seen it before, and Nature’s unstoppable forces.

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