The most impressive images this week from science, tech and health, including the birth of the Universe, edible scorpions and a bear with a slipped disc.
Amazing air displays and breathtaking nature
Frightening lightning and dust storms
Plane trails and tadpole stars
Volcanic plumes and home-made tanks
Foggy landings and robot tackles
Space suit test and peeking penguins
Ocean secrets and the dawn of the Universe
Sexy robots and an eerie whale
Aurora mission and frozen falls
Leopard escape and London time travel
Iced-up airliners and a violent Sun
Dancing F-16s and a view of the Universe
A rocket’s slow crawl and a spectacular volcano
A lion's check up and a brain sculpture
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