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Stingray Glider to Explore the Cloudtops of Venus

Researchers at the University of Buffalo's CASH Lab are working on a glider inspired by the stingray to explore Venus.

4 days 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…

4 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

Theory proposes that Venus could have been habitable, but a large ocean slowed down its rotation, killing it

A new study supported by NASA has revealed that an ancient ocean on Venus might have been what slowed down…

6 months ago

New Ring of Dust Discovered in the Inner Solar System

Discovering new things in space is a regular occurrence. Astronomers keep finding more distant objects in the outer reaches of…

8 months ago

Giant Streak Structure Found in Venus’ Cloudtops

A team of researchers in Japan has discovered a gigantic streak structure in the cloud tops of Venus. The discovery…

10 months ago

How Science Journalism Helped Me Become a Better Sci-Fi Writer

My work with Universe Today has helped fashion me into a better science fiction writer and led to the publication…

1 year ago

NASA Has Awarded a Contract to Study Flying Drones on Venus

NASA recently partnered with the Boulder-based drone company Black Swift to create an unmanned aerial system to explore Venus' cloud…

1 year ago

Jupiter and Venus Change Earth’s Orbit Every 405,000 Years

According to a new study by a team of Earth scientists and geologist, the way Venus and Jupiter affect Earth's…

2 years ago