Scientists have just discovered an earthquake from a hot air balloon and may be able to do so on Venus.

Researchers detected the quake with instruments flying in a hot air balloon over California, and one day the technology could detect earthquakes on Venus.

Timblores on Earth and beyond are valuable tools for understanding how planets work and what their bowels do, and scientists have measured both moonquakes and marching events. But venus quakes will be more difficult to detect than moonquakes or marching quakes, simply because of how hostile the planet’s surface is. No lander has operated on the surface of Venus for more than two hours, so scientists are evaluating tools that could detect venereal earthquakes in the less hazardous environment of the planet’s thick cloud cover.

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