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Sunday, 12 January 2020

Venus: runaway global warming

At the moment the Earth's twin planet Venus is a spectacular sight in the south-eastern sky just after sundown. It's ironic that this brilliant celestial object owes its brightness to a highly reflective atmosphere of carbon dioxide and sulphuric acid: the temperature on the surface is over 900 degrees!
(All this without any factories or car exhausts!)

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