Scientists using new computational methods have come up with a new insight into the potential workings of the complex atmosphere of Venus.
Venus, second planet from the sun, is the brightest planet in our solar system.
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Europe's planned Venus exploration mission will depend on a challenging aerobraking procedure to lower its orbit, which will test the thermal resiliency of its materials to the limits.
If selected, a proposed Chinese mission to Venus could launch in 2026 and arrive at the scorching planet in 2027.
You can watch the five naked-eye planets align for free on a livestream that will be running Sunday (June 26).
A gorgeous photo opportunity will greet skywatchers on Sunday (June 26) when the slim crescent moon meets Venus in the early morning sky.
The rare sight of five bright planets lining up with the moon wowed skywatchers around the world Friday and you can still see it this weekend.
Get up early Sunday to see a celestial rendezvous between the two brightest objects in the night sky: Venus and the moon.
A rare planetary alignment will peak predawn on Friday (June 24) when the crescent moon joins the party. An alignment like this will not occur again until 2040.
A rare parade of planets is coming into better view in the second half of June, and even the moon will join the show.
The odd chemical composition of Venusian clouds cannot be explained by extraterrestrial life, as the atmosphere bears no signs of alien pooping and eating, a new study found.
The brilliant planet Venus will shine near Uranus before sunrise early Sunday (June 12). Here's how to see them.
The rare alignment of five naked-eye planets will begin to "break up" as they appear to grow increasingly distant from one another in the morning sky.
NASA's DAVINCI mission to Venus will carry a dime-sized, student-built sensor to study the planet's near-surface environment.
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.
What is it like to be on the surface of Mars or Venus? Or even further afield, such as on Pluto, or Saturn's moon Titan?
A "planet parade" will see all five naked-eye worlds line up in their proper orbital order from the sun in Earth's sky this month.
See Mars and Jupiter appear to practically high-five each other in the early-morning sky this Memorial Day weekend.
Venus and the moon will meet up in the sky Thursday (May 26) and you can catch their greetings online.