October 3, 2022

An illustration of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope fully unfolded in space.

The “space telescope” image of the world is actually Korizo

A physicist teased Twitter fans this week with a stunning new photo from the James Webb Space Telescope, then surprised everyone by admitting it was just a slice of delicious chorizo.

Scientist Etienne Klein, Director of the French Committee on Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy, shared, James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) Photo on July 31. The image shows a reddish-orange round object on a black background that appears to be a view of a star.