What is Orrery mean?

What is Orrery mean?

: an apparatus showing the relative positions and motions of bodies in the solar system by balls moved by a clockwork.

Who found phosphine on Venus?

In September, a team led by astronomers in the United Kingdom announced that they had detected the chemical phosphine in the thick clouds of Venus. The team's reported detection, based on observations by two Earth-based radio telescopes, surprised many Venus experts.

Can phosphine gas kill you?

"When this chemical comes in contact with water, it creates phosphine gas, which is highly poisonous and can cause pulmonary edema and respiratory failure." Pulmonary edema occurs when fluid collects around the lungs and makes it difficult or impossible to breathe.

How is phosphine made on Earth?

Phosphine (PH3), also called hydrogen phosphide, a colourless, flammable, extremely toxic gas with a disagreeable garliclike odour. Phosphine is formed by the action of a strong base or hot water on white phosphorus or by the reaction of water with calcium phosphide (Ca3P2).

Is there life on Saturn?

Saturn cannot support life as we know it, but some of Saturn's moons have conditions that might support life.

What planet can sustain life?


Is Saturn capable of supporting life?

The strongest candidates for natural satellite habitability are currently icy satellites such as those of Jupiter and Saturn—Europa and Enceladus respectively, although if life exists in either place, it would probably be confined to subsurface habitats.