Venus's Surface was Covered with Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Ocean

December 31, 2014 6:39 PM

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Venus's surface may have been covered in oceans of carbon dioxide during the planet's early history, a new study claims.

According to Discovery News, carbon dioxide could have existed in a super critical state for 100 million to 200 million years. In such a state, carbon dioxide would exhibit properties of both liquids and gas. On Venus, the ocean would have appeared as bubbles of gas covered by a thick layer of liqui...

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