Bright flashes in the clouds of Venus once thought to be lightning strikes may have a cosmic origin.
The second planet from the sun is approaching 'inferior conjunction' as it swaps from being the 'Evening Star' to the 'Morning Star,' passing between Earth and the sun in the meantime.
Researchers have mapped out at least 85,000 volcanoes on Venus' surface, and recent findings suggest that some of them are likely active.
Scientists have observed that some of Neptune's Trojan asteroids are deep red, possibly revealing what asteroids may have been like in the early days of the solar system.
Scientists have analyzed 30-year-old data from NASA's Magellan mission to Venus and detected the first-ever signs of volcanic activity on the planet, emanating from a giant crater called Maat Mons.
New research has debunked a 2020 study that claimed to have found the chemical phosphine, a potential biomarker for extraterrestrial life, in Venus' atmosphere.
On the 10th anniversary of the last transit of Venus, find out what makes these events so special and what else to look out for during the long wait for the next one.
Reference Venus is Earth's next-door neighbor and could be Earth's twin, if not for the sulfuric acid clouds and hellish surface temperatures.
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