14th Sep 2020

Signs of Life Detected on Venus.

Using the James Clerk Maxwell Telescope, astronomers have made an incredibly exciting discovery. This could easily be the biggest scientific news of 2020! The biomolecule phosphine (PH3) has been detected in the atmosphere of Venus. Though biochemicals have technically been found on the planet before, this find is special since this chemical is, on rocky planets, created either naturally by microorganisms, or artificially within labs. The presence of phosphine in the atmosphere of the hot...