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Have We Found Evidence of Life on Venus?

16 Sep 2020, 15:00 UTC
Have We Found Evidence of Life on Venus?
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It could be a profound and historic discovery made on Earth’s nearest planetary neighbor.An international team has detected phosphine gas in the clouds above Venus. Naturally-produced phosphine on Earth is created by anaerobic bacteria. We’ll listen to portions of the media briefing at which this result was announced. Then we’ll get perspective on the find from the Planetary Society’s Casey Dreier. Astrophysicist and Venus atmosphere expert Javier Peralta will share his reaction and a big find of his own on our nearest planetary neighbor. Links and more are at https://www.planetary.org/planetary-radio/0916-2020-venus-phosphine-discovery-casey-dreier

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