Is There Life on Venus?

A Refresher on Venus First, let’s bring everyone up to speed about Venus. Venus, named after the Roman goddess of beauty and nicknamed “Earth’s twin,” is the second planet from the Sun. It resides at an average distance of 0.72 AU (an AU, or astronomical unit, is the average distance between the Earth and the

Life Updates

It’s been a while! Sorry I haven’t been posting that much on my site in these last few months. As I’m sure everyone knows, 2020 is a doozy. Academically, I’m still doing fine. In fact, all summer I studied for my qualifying exam! For those of you who aren’t Case Western students or my family,

Where is Everyone?

At the Los Alamos National Laboratory in 1950, four physicists were walking to lunch one day. They were discussing the recent string of UFO reports and the possibility of extraterrestrial life, life from another planet. One physicist asked another, “What do you think? How probable is it that within the next ten years we shall