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Shadowed By Controversy, NASA Won't Rename New Space Telescope

30 Sep 2021, 04:15 UTC
Shadowed By Controversy, NASA Won't Rename New Space Telescope
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Some scientists are calling on NASA to rename the James Webb Space Telescope, arguing that its namesake was complicit in the persecution of gay government workers. NASA says the name will stay.(Image credit: PhotoQuest/Getty Images)

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