James Webb Space Telescope cover wins Pulitzer Prize

Science writer Natalie Wolchover has received a 2022 Pulitzer Prize for her work at Quanta magazine explaining the complex history of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which launched in December.

Wolchover is an editor and managing editor for Quanta who has been there since the magazine’s inception in 2013. From 2010 to 2012, she served as managing editor. (opens in a new tab) for Space.com’s sister site, Live Science. The Pulitzer, awarded May 9 to the magazine with a special mention for Wolchover, was awarded in the category of explanatory reporting.

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