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What Is Happening In The Upper Clouds Of Venus?

Earlier this week many of us will have received alerts and pushes from news media outlets with so...

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13.19 19 Sep 2020


What Is Happening In The Upper Clouds Of Venus?



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13.19 19 Sep 2020


Earlier this week many of us will have received alerts and pushes from news media outlets with some pretty stunning headlines regarding the potential presence of microbial life on Venus.

Needless to say it’s an exciting time for astronomers across the world.

But what exactly is going on in the upper clouds of Venus and why is the discovery of a gas called Phosophine so important?

Prof. Lewis Dartnell, Professor of Astrobiology in the Department of Life Sciences at the University of Westminster joined Jonathan to discuss.

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