From Phosphine to the Vaccine

D J B
D J B
Jan 6 · 7 min read
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In 2017, an astronomer, Jane Graves, at Cardiff University in the UK, found something unusual. It was so unexpected that she decided it was necessary to get other astronomers to verify what she found. This is the way science works best; people working together to make sure that what they are seeing is accurate.

What she found were indications that the molecule phosphine was in the upper atmosphere of Venus…