Probably to make all the other astronomers look stupid!It does look quite genuine though. When you don't know what something looks like, you are more likely to be taken in by trick photography.
After going to the trouble of posting it, I wonder why he owned up?
Judging by the size of his pupils in the photo he's already taken something likely to alter behaviour.This guy sounds a real knob
I just love spotted dick maisie , nice drop of custard , bit of sugar sprinkled on the top , luvverly .Whatever next? A trawl through history and complain about affronts to their dignity? Whether or not true or myth, how can people complain about a person's name, or nickname?
Will they next turn to street names and towns? Like Chipping Sodbury?
Well he is French...Got to love thıs guy! ...
"A French scientist has apologized after tweeting a photo of a slice of chorizo, claiming it was an image of a distant star taken by the James Webb Space Telescope.
Étienne Klein, a celebrated physicist and director at France's Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, shared the image of the spicy Spanish sausage on Twitter last week, praising 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 told his more than 91,000 followers on Sunday.
A French scientist has apologized after tweeting a photo of a slice of chorizo, claiming it was an image of a distant star taken by the James Webb Space Telescope.edition.cnn.com