Podcast: Dr Emily Drabek-Maunder discusses phosphine on Venus

Evidence of microbial life has been discovered in Venus's clouds. We spoke to one of the astronomers behind the study to find out more.

Could life exist elsewhere in the Solar System? Astronomers have announced the presence of phosphine in the clouds of Venus, which could be evidence of microbial life around the hellish planet.

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This episode Dr Emily Drabek-Maunder, one of the astronomers behind the discovery, reveals how they did it, and why we need a new mission to explore Venus.