Almanac 2021 | Book Review

National Geographic’s Almanac 2021 is a dazzling compendium of scientific subjects, trending topics, travel teasers and inspiring ideas, each page illustrated or accompanied by stunning photographs and graphics that whet the appetite for adventure and the crave for knowledge. When I first received my copy, I started doing what I intended to be a quick…

The Sirens of Mars by Sarah Stewart Johnson | Book Review

Sarah Stewart Johnson, in her book The Sirens of Mars, recounts her experience as a planetary scientist traveling to largely uninhabitable parts on Earth to better understand the challenge of exploring Mars. But while that alone makes for scintillating content, the focus of her book is on chronicling the studies that have yielded the information…