Last week, an unlikely research project made a startling discovery: phosphine gas in the atmosphere of Venus. It is something which, as far as we know, is created by living organisms. Our efforts to find signs of life on other worlds,
So how do we know if there is really life right next door? What do we know about Venus and why has it been so difficult to understand so far? What could possibly be causing the presence of phosphine and what would it mean, to space exploration and all, if that’s really true?
GUEST: Neel Patel, Space Journalist, MIT Technology Review