NASA recently partnered with the Boulder-based drone company Black Swift to create an unmanned aerial system to explore Venus’ cloud tops for signs of life.
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According to a new study by a team of Earth scientists and geologist, the way Venus and Jupiter affect Earth’s orbit is the most predictable and stable indicator of periodic changes in our climate.
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A new study by a team of international researchers shows how microbial life could exist in Venus’ cloud tops, an idea suggested almost fifty years ago
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Where have all the planets gone? The end of February 2018 sees the three naked eye outer planets – Mars, Jupiter and Saturn– hiding in the dawn. It takes an extra effort to brave the chill of a February morning, for sure. The good news is, the two inner planets – Mercury and Venus – begin favorable dusk apparitions this week, putting on a fine sunset showing in March.
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According to a new study, there is a slim chance that Musk’s Roadster (and Spaceman) could collide with Earth or Venus is a few eons.
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A new study lays out why Venus doiesn’t have a magnetic field like Earth’s. Basically, it may come down to the impact that formed the Moon.
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A team from NASA’s Glenn Research Center recently demonstrated a new class of electronics, which would be capable of operating on Venus for extended periods of time.
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A new study by an international team of scientists takes a look at Venus’ mysterious night side, which revealed some unexpected atmospheric phenomena
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A team from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is moving into Phase II of their plan to send a clockwork rover to explore Venus
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As part of its Planetary Science Deep Space SmallSat Studies program, NASA has selected a CubeSat mission to study Venus’ atmosphere.
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