‘Electric Wind’ Strips Earth-like Planets of Oceans, Atmospheres

Venus has an “electric wind” strong enough to remove the components of water from its upper atmosphere, which may have stripped the planet of oceans in the distant past. Taking this electric wind into account will also help astronomers better estimate the size and location of habitable zones around other stars.

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