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How Long is a Day on Venus? Astronomers Make Their Best Measurement Yet

There's a problem with Venus. We don't know how fast it rotates. For a space-faring civilization like ours, that's a…

3 weeks ago

Lava Flows on Venus Suggest That the Planet Was Never Warm and Wet

A new study on the volcanic highlands of Venus casts doubt on whether or not the planet ever had oceans.

1 month ago

Venus Could Have Supported Life for Billions of Years

A new study by a team of NASA scientists indicates that Venus could have been habitable for billions of years…

2 months ago

The Next Generation of Exploration: Back to Venus with VERITAS

In February of 2014, NASA's Discovery Program asked for proposals for the their 13th mission. Last week, five semifinalist were…

4 years ago

The Planet Venus

The planet Venus, which is hottest and most hellish world in our Solar System, has a long history of being…

4 years ago

Interesting Facts About Venus

Venus was once considered a twin to Earth, as it's roughly the same size and is relatively close to our…

5 years ago

What is the Average Surface Temperature on Venus?

Venus is often referred to as our "sister planet," due to the many geophysical similarities that exist between it Earth.…

5 years ago