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Sorry, That James Webb Space Telescope 'Image' Is Just a Close-Up of a Sausage

Sorry, That James Webb Space Telescope 'Image' Is Just a Close-Up of a Sausage

PCMag
French scientist Étienne Klein tweeted the image as a joke and a cautionary tale about fake news, but it seems some people took him seriously.

Did you see a stunning image of Proxima Centauri taken by the James Webb Space Telescope online this week? Sorry, you’ve been duped. The photo does not depict the nearest star to our Sun; it's just a piece of chorizo.

This past weekend, …