Will NASA rename the James Webb Space Telescope? The controversy explained.

This article was originally published at The Conversation. (opens in new tab) The contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights (opens in new tab). Alice Gorman (opens in new tab)Associate Professor in Archeology and Space Studies, Flinders University The first images from the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) are astounding. With its … Read more

Claims of new ‘tropical ozone hole’ raise controversy

A scientist recently claimed that he’d discovered a gargantuan hole in the ozone layer of Earth’s atmosphere that first appeared above the tropics in the 1980s but went unacknowledged until now. However, upon his research being published, the received swift criticism from experts who flagged his study as deeply flawed. “I am surprised that this … Read more