This gas on Venus could be a new sign of life

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From Verge Science.

Astronomers have detected a gas on Venus called phosphine, and weirdly enough, it could be a sign of alien life in the planet’s clouds. It’s still too early to say for sure that Venus hosts life forms, but the discovery opens up a lot of questions about what’s happening on Earth’s neighbor. Here’s what we know.

Textures of Venus provided by Solar System Scope

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The study in question:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41550-020-1174-4

Here’s the 2019 paper about phosphine as a biosignature:
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31755740/

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