A small group of scientists have their heads in the hot clouds of the 2nd planet.
By Erik Baard
Posted 01.10.2003 at 2:42 pm 0 Comments
If our solar system has a Hell, it's Venus. The air is choked with foul and corrosive sulfur, literally brimstone, heaved from ancient volcanoes and feeding battery-acid clouds above. Although the second planet is a step farther from the sun than Mercury, a runaway greenhouse effect makes it hotterindeed, it's the hottest of the nine planets, a toasty 900
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