Venus Surface May Have Been Covered With CO2 Ocean

December 31, 2014 5:41 PM

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Venus is often called the other half of Earth. There are many things which are strikingly similar between Earth and Venus when it comes to size, mass distance and the chemical composition. However the similarity ends here. Venus is a hellish place with a crushing atmospheric pressure. Venus has surface temperatures enough to melt lead and corrosive clouds of Sulfuric acid float over the rocky barren desert surface.

Venus is today a burning hot and dry sphere of hell but it was not like this always. Prior to present research, it was presumed that Venus had enough water in its atmosphere so as to cover the whole planet with water 80 feet deep, if it were to rain down. However the sizzling temperatures on the pla...

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