Sue Gotovina, Rugby, Pollock discussed on Scientific Sense

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For the next one so it could be tested somehow. What the measurements working on. Something that right. I'll the only way we can test any of this. Believe it or not is sue gotovina's to send a new pro that's designed specifically to test out these things like we'd like to in the most ideal case we'd like to get a sample return like to go to venus and collect some atmosphere and droplets and bring them back now. These hazel this haze layer below the clouds. We probably can't get like it's the lower down in the gravity well of the planet. You go the hardest to get back out. We'd like to go to bring some cloud droplets atmosphere back. Actually this would really like to do. That's probably not going to happen right away. Because it's like the star shades even but it's not. We haven't been funding it to figure out how to do this yet. And we'd like to go to venus and send a probe drop into the atmosphere and we could measure the acidity of the droplets. We could measure the elements in the droplets. There's a lot of different things we can do. Yes i've been working on that intensely for the last year. Is this some sort of differential in temperature at mostly conditions on venus venus august some parts of venus that are more than different from other parts. Advocates night. This more likely on one part of the differences. Not really actually. I mean as you already mentioned. There's a vertical gradient just like on earth you know. The climbers who climb mountains. It gets colder right as you're going up. But venus is remarkably homogeneous horizontally speaking actually so not particularly but it is definitely separate into layers in so you can imagine doing mission. Were you figure out. Where do you wanna bring your sample back from. And you'd want to know what are these droplets of some of them. Most liquid some might be solid. You might wanna know are the droplets the same whereas like one in a million droplet different. 'cause you might wanna if there's one in a million that's probably the one you want is you. We have to figure all this out before we know what to do next hypothesis that it's a different kind of nice. Even being assembled back would be miss it because we will be looking for rugby. No well it's a great question. Actually we'd have to give this one a lot of thought what we'd wanna do this very precious sample and it's true it's like you have to ask yourself what is your metric for life. You know for some. It's like a very complex molecule. That's enough and it doesn't matter. What kind of complex. Pollock you'll but it just has to be very complex so that we could. We could find a complex kibble. It's yeah it's definitely a good question. It'll be interesting enough the sickness of the sample. And you see the samba producing somet- close. The i the question is right. Because what you're you're listening to the way. Biologists on earthwork. They go get a sample anime culture. It in their own lab. Yes they actually watch it. They put it to work. Essentially just washington grow.

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