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Astronomers have found signs of a molecule in the atmosphere of Venus, one that, on Earth, only microbes can create in large amounts.

The medieval conjunction of Saturn and Jupiter was blamed for a plethora of events, including the greatest catastrophe to befall Europe.

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Join the ASP this December 3-5 for our 132nd Annual Meeting, ASP2020: A Virtual Conference - Embracing the Future: Astronomy Teaching and Public Engagement. Abstracts are now being accepted through October 26 and registration opens soon.

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