Venus is a Terrible Place for a Vacation

And Other Reasons to Stop Looking for Earth 2.0

A glass ball reflects the scenery behind it, a mountain, lake, and trees, to create a mirror image of the earth.
Photo by Alin Andersen on Unsplash

The Science Daily has an entire category dedicated to “Acid Rain News.” You can discover a lot of unpleasant things up there, like the fact that increased acidity in the atmosphere disrupts the ecological balance of oceans. But if the concept of acidic water falling from the sky makes you rethink your evening…



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Brandy L Schillace

Brandy L Schillace


(skil-AH-chay) Author in #history, #science, & #medicine. Bylines: SciAm, Globe&Mail, WIRED, WSJ. EIC Medical Humanities. Host of Peculiar Book Club. she/her