phosphine

Life Could Make Habitable Pockets in Venus’ Atmosphere

The tantalizing possibility that life exists in the clouds of Venus is once again causing a stir amongst planetary scientists…

9 months ago

Volcanic Activity on Venus Could Explain Phosphine

Ever since the announcement last September that astronomers found evidence of phosphine in the clouds of Venus, the planet has…

1 year ago

Scientists Have Re-Analyzed Their Data and Still See a Signal of Phosphine at Venus. Just Less of it

The team that detected phosphine in Venus' atmosphere has reexamined the data and confirmed their discovery, with a few caveats…

2 years ago

Astronomers Challenge Recent Findings About Venus. “No Statistically Significant Detection of Phosphine”

In September, a team of scientists reported finding phosphine in the upper atmosphere of Venus. Phosphine can be a biomarker…

2 years ago

Astronomers Report They’ve Detected the Amino Acid Glycine in the Atmosphere of Venus

Does it feel like all eyes are on Venus these days? The discovery of the potential biomarker phosphine in the…

2 years ago

BepiColombo Mercury Mission to Make First Venus Flyby Tonight

The Mercury-bound BepiColombo spacecraft will observe Venus during tonight’s pass, on the hunt for phosphine and sulfur-dioxide.

2 years ago

Did Pioneer See Phosphine in the Clouds of Venus Decades Ago?

The discovery of phosphine in Venus' atmosphere has generated a lot of interest. It has the potential to be a…

2 years ago

A Balloon Mission that Could Try to Confirm Life On Venus

So, Venus might have life! But how do we find out for sure?! We need to GO there. (more…)

2 years ago

Maybe Volcanoes Could Explain the Phosphine in Venus’ Atmosphere

The detection of phosphine in Venus' atmosphere was one of those quintessential moments in space science. It was an unexpected…

2 years ago

How Much Life Would Be Required to Create the Phosphine Signal on Venus?

A Biosignature Last week, an incredible announcement was made about the search for extraterrestrial life: Phosphine gas detected in the…

2 years ago