Phosphine, a chemical long thought to be a signature of life, is floating around in the clouds of Venus. How did it get there?
The moon and Venus will form a triangle with the Beehive star cluster in the predawn sky on Monday (Sept. 14).
After a close encounter with the moon on Sunday (April 26), Venus will be at its greatest brightness of the year on Tuesday (April 28).
Venus, our solar system's broiling, radiation-bombarded, sulfuric-acid-raining, toxic hellscape of a planet, may once have been quite nice, actually.
The Soviet Union launched the Cosmos 482 Venus probe on March 31, 1972. But the failed Venus craft is crashing back to Earth soon.
Capturing Venus pass before the sun is a rare sight that, if you missed it, you may not live to see.
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