VERITAS

High Altitude Life Can’t Explain the Trace Gases in Venus’ Atmosphere

The planet Venus is one of the most inexplainable and mysterious planetary objects in our solar system as its surface…

4 months ago

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…

1 year 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…

1 year 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…

2 years 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:…

2 years 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…

4 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…

7 years ago