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Veronique Greenwood
Writer

Veronique Greenwood is a science journalist. Her work has been published in The New York Times Magazine, Discover Magazine, and Scientific American, among others. She is based in Switzerland.

Written by Veronique Greenwood

Essay/
Biography and memoir
Beyond

A remote island, an Arctic expedition, a one-way trip to Mars – what drives our urge to explore the farthest reaches?

Veronique Greenwood

Essay/
Animals and humans
Cows might fly

When the land is all filled up, it’s time to get creative with it, as small countries like Switzerland already know

Veronique Greenwood

Essay/
Childhood and adolescence
I grew up in the future

My mom is a futurist, that peculiar subclass of optimists who believe they can see the day after tomorrow coming

Veronique Greenwood

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