Scientists claim Venus once flooded by an ocean of liquid CO2

December 31, 2014 8:30 PM

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A new research has led space scientists to believe that Venus could once have been flooded with an ocean of carbon dioxide – not necessarily in liquid form, but in gaseous form, and this could have been responsible for the hollow carved out on its surface.

Being the second planet in our sun nearest to the Earth, Venus is sometimes referred to as the Earth’s sister planet, and it is much closer to the Earth than Mars itself. Venus utilizes 224.7 days to orbit the sun, and considering the fact that its bright light makes it visible in the Earth’s night ...

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