This gas on Venus could be a new sign of life

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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Here’s the 2019 paper about phosphine as a biosignature:


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