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Astronomers found a gas in Venus’ clouds that could signal alien life

Venus’ carbon-dioxide-rich atmosphere and high temperatures make the planet’s surface inhospitable to life. But new research suggests the clouds surrounding Venus could harbour microbial life. A new study found traces of phosphine – a gas typically produced by anaerobic microbes on Earth – in the upper reaches of Venus’ clouds. […]
Astronomers found a gas in Venus’ clouds that could signal alien life
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Why Serena Williams’ iconic serve dominates tennis

Serena Williams is one of the greatest tennis players and athletes of all time. She’s won 23 grand slams and countless other trophies and titles. Her iconic serve is one of the main reasons she’s dominated tennis for over 10 years. With the help of a physicist, we break down […]
Why Serena Williams’ iconic serve dominates tennis
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The worst storms on Earth are nothing compared to the weather on other planets

Earth has some pretty severe weather– hurricanes,earthquakes, and tsunamis can be devastating – but we’re better off living here than on other planets. Earth’s worst storms are nothing compared to the sulfuric acid rain on Venus, towering dust devils on Mars, or supersonic winds on Neptune. Watch the video above […]
The worst storms on Earth are nothing compared to the weather on other planets
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Forget Mars, there could be life on Venus

Scientists now think there could be microscopic life floating in the clouds of Venus. Their theory is surprising, considering how inhospitable the surface of Venus is. But in the clouds, the possibility of life is very real. Following is a transcript of the video. Despite decades of searching distant planets […]
Forget Mars, there could be life on Venus
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Why NASA won’t send humans to Venus

Although Venus is easier to reach than Mars, scientists and space agencies around the world show little interest in exploring the planet. A new study found traces of phosphine in the upper reaches of Venus’ clouds, leading researchers to believe there may be life on the planet. Why is it […]
Why NASA won’t send humans to Venus
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