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Physicist trolls James Webb Space Telescope fans with a photo of a chorizo sausage

13 days ago   |   By Engadget

With its captivating images of far-flung galaxies, it's safe to say the James Webb Space Telescope has captured the imagination of the world over. It was also recently the subject of a not-so-charming prank. On July 31st, Étienne Klein, the director of France's Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, shared an image he claimed the JWST captured of Proxima Centauri, the nearest-known star to the sun. "It was taken by the James Webb Space Telescope,” Klein told his more than 91,000 Twitter followers. “This level of detail... A new world is unveiled every day." Thousands of people took
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James Webb telescope photo shows 2 massive galaxies smashing together

James Webb telescope photo shows 2 massive galaxies smashing together

13 days ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

James Webb continues to amaze with the work that it is doing. The latest image the James Webb team shares is of two massive galaxies smashing together. The galactic collision is so intense that what appear to be sparks can be seen shooting out from the galaxies as they collide. Even more intriguing is that neither galaxy seems to have a supermassive black hole at the center.
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