Venus planet. A surprising discovery by scientists

This is not proof of life on Venus, but another important discovery about this planet. Researchers in India report the discovery of the amino acid glycine on Venus, which is a key building block of proteins, called the “building block of life”. Glycine has already been found, among others on comet 67P / Churyumov-Gerasimenko. However, this is the first time an amino acid has been detected in Venus’ atmosphere. Experts stress that further observations will be needed to better understand the complex atmosphere of this planet. One month earlier, the world was informed about the discovery of phosphine on Venus – a molecule believed to be a possible factor in the presence of microbes in the upper atmosphere of the planet. Its traces were picked up by the Pioneer 13 probe, which has been on Venus since 1978. This would mean that evidence of traces of life on Venus may have been unnoticed for 42 years, and some biological processes may be taking place in the high clouds of this planet. Venus, called “Earth’s sister”, is not famous as a friendly place …


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