The temperatures on Venus are hot enough to melt lead, and its winds have been known to blow 60 times faster that the planet rotates. Though it may be hellish today, Venus probably wasn't always such a scorching hot mess. In fact, scientists now believe that Earth's sister planet may have been habitable for billions of years.
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Written by Curiosity Staff August 18, 2016
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