Venus' 'Force Monster' Electric Field Strips Water From Atmosphere | Video

Scientists using data from ESA's Venus Express mission have discovered that Venus' 'electric force' or 'electric wind' is far greater than that of Earth. It can overcome gravity's hold on the planet's atmosphere and pushes oxygen out into space.

Mystery on Venus: 'Super-Hurricane' Force Winds Inexplicably Get Stronger

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