VERITAS

Venus’ Surface Tectonics is More Like Pack ice on Earth

Planets move in mysterious ways.  Or at least their surfaces do.  Earth famously has a system of tectonic plates that…

3 weeks ago

ESA is Joining NASA With Their own Mission to Venus

It’s an exciting time to be a Venus watcher.  Our sister planet, which has been the target of only one…

2 months ago

Missions Are Already Being Planned to Figure Out What’s Creating the Biosignature on Venus

The discovery of phosphine in the upper clouds in Venus' atmosphere has generated a lot of excitement. On Earth, phosphine…

11 months ago

More Details On NASA’s VERITAS Mission, Which Could Go to Venus

Venus has always been a bit of the odd stepchild in the solar system.  It’s similarities to Earth are uncanny:…

1 year ago

An Extremely Rare Gamma Ray Emitting Neutron Star Binary Has Been Found

The VERITAS collaboration recently discovered a binary system with a very high-energy gamma-ray neutron star, the rarest and most extreme…

3 years 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…

6 years ago