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To find life on Venus, first we need to figure out life on Earth – Wired.co.uk

On Earth, phosphine is rarely found outside of swamps, penguin poop and lightning strikes. Now the potential discovery of the gas on Venus means we’re seeing life…

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Some have said it smells like garlic, although most descriptions opt for something much more disgusting, such as rotten fish. Its explosive and can ignite spontaneously in the air at room temperature. If it gets into your lungs, depending on the dose, it will either cause irritation and trouble breathing, or depress your central nervous system and kill you.
For years, phosphine was unknown to most people. If you didnt work in semiconductor manufacturing, fumigating rats or know the science behind…

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