The world was rocked recently by the announcement that signs of life might have been discovered on Venus? Unbelievable. Is the hottest planet in the Solar System showing signs of microbial life in its atmosphere? Could this be the historic discovery that is the first real domino to fall in the ultimate search for life beyond Earth? So many questions, so few answers. But who better to help us understand the significance of this groundbreaking announcement than the co-author of the seminal paper in Nature astronomy, MIT’s Professor Sara Seager. She is not only helping drive this research through her world renowned expertise in studying exoplanet atmospheres, but is also planning to spearhead a mission to Venus in the very near future to answer, once and for all, whether we have indeed discovered life on the planet Venus. Join Peter, Richard and Pr. Sara Seager for this game-changer episode of What If Discussed.

Hosts: Peter Schmiedchen and Richard Garner
Executive producer: Steve Hulford
Supervising producer: Richard Garner
Producers: Demid Tumanov and Stephen Henrik
Channel supervisor: Raphael Faeh
Social media: Saida Mirzalimova
Research: Jay Moon
Trailer: Evan Yue
Artwork: Alex Griffith
Production: Underknown

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