This week was this way
Left: National Lottery website crashes ahead of record £50.4m jackpot. Detail of slot machine.
Right: Internet of Things as next Industrial Revolution. Speaking Trumpets illustration by A. Kircher. Photo from Wellcome Images, a website operated by the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation based in the United Kingdom.
Left: Swimmers brace the sea on New Year’s Day, Rye
Right: Ellsworth Kelly who shaped geometries on a bold scale dies at 92. Orange Green by Ellsworth Kelly, 1966
Top: Star Wars arrives a week late in India to make way for Bollywood blockbusters. Detail of original Star Wars film poster
Bottom: Will it be the hottest Christmas on record? Winter landscape with Ice Skaters by Hendrick Avercamp
Left: Are aeroplanes brightening US skies? Detail from The Rocky Mountains: Lander’s Peak by Albert Bierstadt
Right: British astronaut Tim Peake enters International Space Station. Christmas Eve spacewalk, 2013