Scientist's photo of 'distant star' was actually a slice of chorizo

Scientist's photo of 'distant star' was actually a slice of chorizo

Spanish meat or space star? Scientist's tweet shot of 'distant star' is actually slice of chorizo A noted French scientist has apologized after tweeting a photo of a slice of chorizo claiming it was a deep-space image of a "distant star" snapped by the James Webb Space Telescope. Étienne Klein, a physicist and research director at France's Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, shared the spicy Spanish sausage shot on social media last week, applauding the "level of detail" it provided. "Picture of Proxima Centauri, the nearest star to the Sun, located 4.2 light years away from us. It was taken by the James Webb Space Telescope. This level of detail... A new world is unveiled everyday," he posted on Twitter Sunday – to his more than 91,000 followers. Images …
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