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Tuesday, December 01, 2020



Discovery that indicated possibility of extra-terrestrial life attacked by group of astrobiologists

October 08, 2020 3:37 pm

In a statement that is now being lampooned by other scientists, the astrobiology commission of IAU has expressed concern at some media outlets apparently reporting that evidence of life on Venus had been found, and has blamed the researchers for it.

Quixplained: What discovery of phosphine gas in the atmosphere of Venus means

September 20, 2020 10:25 am

An international team of researchers have detected traces of phosphine gas in the atmosphere of Venus. What does this mean? Why is this discovery significant?

Forget Mars, NASA considers a mission to Venus

September 18, 2020 8:19 am

India has also come up with its ‘Shukrayaan-1’ mission for Venus to analyse its chemistry by orbiting around the planet.

Vital sign

September 16, 2020 12:44 am

Extraterrestrial life could be much nearer than anticipated — on Venus, which has the most hostile surface in the solar system.

Scientists discover possible signs of life on Venus: 5 points to note

September 17, 2020 8:06 am

Scientists discover possible signs of life on Venus. Here's everything you need to know.

News of life possibly being detected on Venus sparks meme-fest online

September 15, 2020 6:26 pm

The new findings are being dubbed a tantalising sign of potential life beyond Earth, and soon sparked a lot of conversations on social media.

Explained: Life on Venus? The significance of the latest discovery by astronomers

September 17, 2020 9:37 am

The discovery of phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus has triggered excitement as a possible sign of life on that planet. What is the gas, what is its connection with life, and how significant is the discovery?

Discovery of phosphine in Venus atmosphere triggers excitement over possible presence of life forms

September 14, 2020 9:46 pm

In a paper published in Nature Astronomy, a team of scientists have reported traces of phosphine in a concentration of approximately 20 parts per billion.

Phosphine gas indicates potential sign of alien life detected on inhospitable Venus

September 16, 2020 1:53 pm

Scientists have detected in the harshly acidic clouds of Venus a gas called phosphine that indicates microbes may inhabit Earth’s inhospitable neighbour.

Venus has 37 active volcanic structures, scientists find

July 21, 2020 5:39 pm

The researchers during the study hunted for young coronae in the imagery of Venus' surface captured by spacecraft like NASA's Magellan probe, which orbited Venus from 1990 to 1994.