Heavenly hell

Life on Venus?

Computer generated overall picture of the Venus Star Observer
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For a long time, astrobiologists believed that life was impossible on Venus. They saw a kind of planetary oven in the most earthly planet in our solar system,

which, due to its extreme air pressure, toxic gases and enormous temperatures, did not allow any settling of organisms.

However, sensational news from Venus now suggests that our neighboring world may not be the sterile, hostile shell for which it has long been held.

Researchers from the University of Texas presented their amazing insights into the Venus atmosphere at the "Second European Workshop for Astrobiology" in Graz, where mysterious things happen ...

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Andreas von Rétyi / Starobserver
Stand: 30.09.2003 Display