• In a lucky coincidence, a spacecraft is scheduled to fly by Venus just weeks after researchers announced finding potential signs of life

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    An artist's impression of the BepiColombo spacecraft flying past Earth.
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    This week, astronomers announced they detected a sign of potential microbial life on Venus : the presence of phosphine gas.
    Follow-up research is needed - and by coincidence, a spacecraft happens to be scheduled to fly by Venus next month.
    The BepiColumbo spacecraft will swing past Venus on its way to study Mercury.
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    On Monday, astronomers announced an exciting discovery about Venus' clouds: They seem to contain phosphine, a toxic and flammable gas...
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