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Dr. Emily Drabek-Maunder (PHYS '09) is part of team that discovered the potential for life on Venus

Dr. Emily Drabek-Maunder (PHYS '09) is a co-author on an article published September 14 in the journal Nature Astronomy entitled 'Phosphine gas in the cloud decks of Venus'. This gas is used as a biosignature and its discovery potentially points to the presence of microbial life on Venus. See Emily explaining the discovery here Dr. Drabek-Maunder is an Astrophysicist and Senior Manager of Public Astronomy at the Royal Observatory Greenwich in the UK.