James Webb Space Telescope coverage wins Pulitzer Prize

Science writer Natalie Wolchover has received a 2022 Pulitzer Prize for her work in Quanta Magazine, in which she explains the complicated history of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, which was launched in December.

Wolchover is senior writer and editor at Quanta and has been with the magazine since its 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, presented to the magazine on May 9 with a special mention for Wolchover, was in the explanatory reporting category.

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