When an Assistant Astronomy Professor bakes a nerdy cake, you might get something like this. Keren Sharon put her knowledge and cake crafting skills to work creating this edible example of the James Webb Space Telescope.
— keren sharon (@kerensharon1) May 15, 2017
The chocolate telescope is perched atop a galaxy-themed cake – a depiction that will become reality after the telescope’s scheduled launch in October 2018. Once in space, it is expected to study the universe in unprecedented detail, ranging from the Big Bang to the formation of galaxies.