A new study by researchers from St. Andrews University and the University of Strasbourg has shed light on why Venus has so few volcanoes compared to Earth.
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In the week’s FISO Telecon Series, NASA engineer Michael Paul presented a novel concept for an in-situ miission to Venus.
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A team of international astronomers recently found the closest thing to a “Venus-like” planet in a nearby star system, which could have drastic implications for “habitability” studies.
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Light’s finite speed make all gazing a ride in a time machine. Only a photon truly lives in the moment.
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An old friend greeted us on our morning run yesterday, as we spied Venus in the dawn, 3 days after inferior conjunction on March 25th.
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With so much attention on Mars, it’s easy to forget there’s a whole other Earth-sized planet nearby, worthy of exploration: Venus. And the Soviets worked really hard to tell us what it’s like down on the surface of Venus with their Venera program.
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Venus doesn’t attract as much attention as other worlds in our Solar System and beyond. But maybe it should.
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NASA has made progress developing electronics that can withstand Venus’ extreme surface environment.
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“What’s that bright light in the sky?” The planet Venus never fails to impress, and indeed make even seasoned observers look twice at its unexpected brilliance. The third brightest natural object in the sky, Venus now rules the dusk, a fine sight for wintertime evening commuters. Venus reaches greatest elongation tomorrow, a fine time to admire the dazzling world.
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How to see a bright, returning comet at dusk not far from Venus.
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