Astronomers see possible hints of life in Venus’s clouds

  • This May 2016 photo provided by researcher Jane Greaves shows the planet Venus, seen from the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s Akatsuki probe. A report released on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020 says astronomers have found a potential signal of life high in the atmosphere of our nearest neighboring planet. (J. Greaves/Cardiff University/JAXA via AP)

Astronomers found a potential sign of life high in the atmosphere of neighboring Venus: hints that there might be bizarre microbes living in the sulfuric acid-laden clouds of the hothouse planet.