I think that would be a monumental discovery; not just in terms of science but also imagine what it could do to our perspective on life, our universe, and what it means to be human. Space exploration is poetic and reflective as much as it is a calculated, scientific venture. I think astronaut Chris Hadfield said it best: “Imagine that moment of introspection when you become the first person to find a fossilized flower on Mars.”

Astrophysics student, writer for over a decade. A passion for language and the unexplored universe. I aim to marry poetry and science. ella.aldrsn@gmail.com

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