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What we don’t still know about life on Venus

Last week's discovery of phosphine gas unsettled many assumptions scientists had about the "hell planet." But that doesn't necessarily mean there's life

By Stephen Eales  

There are big questions in science that scientists care about, and then there are big questions that everyone (well Prospect readers, at least) care about. The big two in the “everyone” category are probably: what is consciousness (and how did the life that eventually became conscious get started in the first place?)…

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