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Man, we almost could’ve lived on VENUS


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Venus. (NASA photo)


New research shows that Venus might’ve once been habitable.

For nearly 2 billion years of its early history, Venus’s climate looked a lot like ours. It turns out that lots of Venus’s makeup is or was similar to Earth’s. What’s it got going against it? Well, it’s pretty close to the sun. So because of that, its oceans evaporated. Bummer.

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Man, we almost could’ve lived on VENUS

Brianna Snyder

Brianna has been working in media since 2005, when she left Westfield University in Massachusetts and became the listings editor at an alt-weekly in Hartford. Now, she's the senior editor at the Times Union Magazine Division in Albany, N.Y. She cares very much about news, Beyonce, the Internet, gin and tonic and that Vine of this one puppy who keeps falling asleep and smooshing his face on a pillow. Follow: @BriannaLSnyder or BriannaSnyder.com

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