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It Looks Like There are Still Active Volcanoes on Venus

Venus' surface is no stranger to volcanoes. Radar images show more than 1,000 volcanic structures on the planet. But for…

2 months ago

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…

11 months 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.

11 months 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…

12 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…

5 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…

5 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…

6 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.…

6 years ago