Venus

Latest News archive, Photos, Atmosphere of Venus which is the second planet from the Sun and the sixth largest in our solar system. Venus Exploration topics covering venus clouds, Akatsuki, Venusian atmosphere, CubeSat Mission

  • ESA's Venus Express has discovered an ozone layer on Venus. Comparing Venus' ozone layer to those on Earth and Mars will help astrobiologists refine the search for life on other planets. Comparing Venus to Earth can also help scientists better understand the principles of climate
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  • A new study of old data collected by NASA and international scientists indicates that Venus' weather is less 'boring' than previously thought.
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  • New information about a high-altitude layer of sulphur dioxide on Venus could be a warning against injecting Earth's atmosphere with sulphur droplets to mitigate climate change.
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  • The heat in the atmosphere of Venus, induced from a strong greenhouse warming, might actually have a cooling effect on the planet´s interior. Studying planetary processes on Venus can provide important information about climate change on rocky planets, such as Earth. Climate change could have
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  • Scientists are reproducing the environment of Venus so that they can interpret observations of the planet's surface and atmosphere. Studying environmental processes on Venus can help astrobiologists better understand the climate systems of Earth and the habitability of rocky planets.
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  • The European Space Agency's Venus Express is helping planetary scientists investigate whether Venus once had oceans. If it did, it may even have begun its existence as a habitable planet similar to Earth.
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  • The European Space Agency's Venus Express mission has charted the first infrared map of Venus' southern hemisphere. The maps indicate that Venus may once have been more Earth-like, with plate tectonics and oceans of water.
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  • Searching for Earth Life, from Venus
    Venus Express is being used to observe the Earth from its orbit around Venus. Astronomers hope that the data will help develop techniques to search for habitable planets around distant stars.
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  • The Glow of Hydroxyl
    Hydroxyl has been found in the atmosphere of Venus. It's the first time the molecule has been spotted on another planet and will help scientists understand the workings of Venus's dense atmosphere.
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  • Mapping Gases
    Venus Express has peered below the thick clouds of Venus, and may yield important clues about climate change on Earth.
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