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Colonising Venus with your big-boy pants on (science video).

December 22, 2020 | By | Reply More
Colonising Venus with your big-boy pants on (science video).

Here’s an interesting science video on colonising Venus – first, with floating cities in the habital cloud zone, then with a little terraforming to cool the planet down to its original Earth-like state before runaway global warming turned the world into a hellscape. It’s going back to the first science fiction, such as Olaf Stapledon’s […]

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Is there life on Venus? (science video)

September 19, 2020 | By | Reply More
Is there life on Venus? (science video)

Researchers from Cardiff University and MIT just published a paper in Nature in which they claim to have found phosphine, a possible biosignature, in the clouds of Venus’ atmosphere. David Grinspoon, astrobiologist, and Nathalie Cabrol of the Carl Sagan Center at the SETI Institute, chat about the exciting new possibility of life on Venus.

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Venus clouds habouring life, suggests new study (science news).

September 14, 2020 | By | Reply More
Venus clouds habouring life, suggests new study (science news).

The clouds of venus are likely to be harbouring life, suggests a new scientific study published in a Nature journal, as British team of astronomers has discovered a rare molecule – phosphine – in the Venuian atmopshere, pointing to the high possibility of extra-terrestrial aerial life. Astronomers have speculated for decades that high clouds on […]

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Stingray-inspired space probe will explore Venus (science news).

November 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Stingray-inspired space probe will explore Venus (science news).

Venus may be Earth’s neighbour, but scientists’ understanding of the planet is relatively limited, especially on the planet’s so-called “dark side.” That knowledge gap will eventually be filled, because University at Buffalo researchers are designing a Stingray-inspired space probe for NASA that might explore the planet like no previous probe. That’s Stingray as in ‘fish’, […]

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Venus atmosphere – being modified by living organisms? (science video)

October 23, 2019 | By | Reply More
Venus atmosphere – being modified by living organisms? (science video)

Is the atmosphere of Venus being altered by living organisms? An exploration of recent research suggests the atmosphere of Venus could be being modified by the action of microbial life. 

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Venus habitable for 2-3 billions years (science news).

September 24, 2019 | By | Reply More
Venus habitable for 2-3 billions years (science news).

Here’s a good plot twister from the European Planetary Science Congress of the Europlanet Society and the Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society. Back in the day, Venus was habitable for 2-3 billion years. Strike one for the Amtor of Venus series by Edgar Rice Burroughs. https://www.europlanet-society.org/could-venus-have-been-habitable/ The Offworld Report – the […]

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