Just days following the potential discovery of life on Venus, Russia's Space Agency has just made the incredibly bold claim that Venus is a "Russian planet."
Surprised? We aren't at all. Keep on reading to see what they had to say...
It's one of the biggest questions pondered by mankind...
via: GettyWhat is out there beyond Planet Earth?
We surely can't be the only living form of life in our solar system...And it's mind-boggling to think of what possibly could be living out there.
There have already been suggestions that there is life on our neighboring planet, Mars.
And even though we aren't yet ready to travel to Mars...
But what about all of the other planets in our solar system?Well, it turns out that Mars now isn't the only one with hints of life forms!
Reports are in that there have been signs of life on the planet Venus.Scientists revealed last week that they have detected traces of gas in the Venusian atmosphere that, according to everything they understand about Venus, shouldn’t be there.
They considered many explanations for what could be producing the gas, which is known as phosphine...
Phosphine gas is produced on Earth by microbes...And as far as we know phosphine can only be made by life – whether human or microbe – suggesting colonies of living microbes have been living in an oxygen-free environment in Venus’s atmosphere.
This, therefore, strongly suggests that there is some form of life on Venus...And people are super excited about it, to say the least!
2020 moving towards series finale https://t.co/kh9wTZ2O9Z— Fred Delicious (@Fred Delicious)1600097530.0
An alien gas on Venus? 👀 #DoctorWho https://t.co/MhD97Gh6hg https://t.co/gWpPHUrjUq— Doctor Who (@Doctor Who)1600098811.0
Alright, so, this time, it might actually be aliens. https://t.co/0Xqy3iZCXq— Miriam Kramer (@Miriam Kramer)1600095695.0
Cool - so 2020 - they found aliens! https://t.co/9951KUJThL— bert kreischer (@bert kreischer)1600096031.0
Aliens! On Venus! Maybe. Still maybe not. But something very strange is going on either way. https://t.co/jXyJmB5UZr— Andrew Griffin (@Andrew Griffin)1600096799.0
omw to venus for that alien gf Send Tweet https://t.co/XjymMZZZk5— dan of steel (@dan of steel)1600098830.0
Good to see we have entered the 'alien life on Venus' part of whatever 2020 is.— Dave (@Dave)1600096368.0
The Aliens in Venus when the humans show up https://t.co/GWFtkQR72F— Mistress ☽ (@Mistress ☽)1600098982.0
Who had "Aliens on Venus" on their 2020 Bingo board? https://t.co/69Tuuy4bow— Joshua Duboff (@Joshua Duboff)1600098796.0
“Aliens! Just over there! Coming from Venus!” https://t.co/LRc8U807rk— Mo' (@Mo')1600096553.0
wake up bitch we got signs of life on Venus— 🕊 paloma 🕊 (@🕊 paloma 🕊)1600096637.0
Something something venus something aliens https://t.co/Eo7zznagLg— 🏴Greg | Applied Eschatology 🏴 (@🏴Greg | Applied Eschatology 🏴)1600096490.0
Okay, so this doesn't actually mean there may be aliens.Just because there's a form of life doesn't mean it will be extraterrestrials! This could be something as small as a plant or a running stream of water.
Never the less, it's a groundbreaking discovery...
Yep, Russia are now claiming they own Venus.
The bizarre claim was made by Roscosmos’s director general Dmitry Rogozin on Tuesday, September 15, during the 2020 HeliRussia exhibition in Moscow.Rogozin claimed the Soviet Union was the first country to send a probe to Venus. He added that once there, the country found surface temperatures of around 450°C, hot enough to melt lead, adding, "Our country was the first and only one to successfully land on Venus. The spacecraft gathered information about the planet – it is like hell over there."
Rogozin didn’t stop there though...
"We believe that Venus is a Russian planet," he stated, according to Russia’s TASS news agency. Okay, then.