James Webb Space Telescope coverage wins Pulitzer Prize

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

Wolchover is a senior writer and editor for Quanta who has been there since the magazine’s inception in 2013. From 2010 to 2012, she was a staff writer (opens in 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 given in the category of explanatory reporting.

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