Aliens could be living in the acid clouds of Venus say Nasa (but they are ...

Blooms of space-algae might have been spotted in planet's upper atmosphere Its clouds hold large amounts of sulfuric acid and reflect 75 per cent of sunlight The planet has been dubbed Earth's evil twin because of its inhospitable surface 

By Alex Green For Mailonline

Published: 12:24 BST, 1 April 2018 | Updated: 12:25 BST, 1 April 2018

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Aliens could be living in the acid clouds of Venus, a study backed by Nasa says.

Researchers think the sulfur dioxide-rich upper atmosphere of the planet might be home to simple microbial life.

Scientists used space probes to detect dark patches around the rust-coloured body, which resemble the light-absorbing properties of bacteria on Earth.

Venus' upper atmosphere is made up of sulfur-dioxide and droplets of sulfuric acid which fall to the surface as rain

Venus' upper atmosphere is made up of

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