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Volcanoes, not alien life, might explain Venus’s weird atmosphere
The mysterious gas is more likely a sign of volcanism than life, scientists argue.
These scientists spent decades pushing NASA to go back to Venus. Now they’re on a hot streak.
Our next-door planet is similar to Earth in size and composition, but extreme conditions made Venus a hellscape. Devoted researchers want to know what caused their wildly divergent paths.
Jostling in Venus’ crust could reveal clues about Earth’s early geology
Venusian ‘campi’ behave differently than our own tectonic plates.
NASA is finally going back to Venus. Here’s what its twin missions hope to uncover.
VERITAS and DAVINCI+ will arrive at the long-overlooked planet toward the end of the decade.
NASA hasn’t been to Venus since the ’90s. Now it’s planning two trips to our smoking hot neighbor.
Earth’s long-neglected twin is finally going to get the attention astronomers say it deserves.
Radio signals detected on Venus weren’t sent by aliens
Our planetary neighbor has a surprisingly dynamic atmosphere.
The hellish Venus surface in 5 vintage photos
It's been nearly 40 years since we got a photographic close-up of the volcanic planet.
Traces of life on Venus now seem dubious
Three new studies failed to find similar levels of phosphine, the life-hinting molecule.
Three ways scientists could search for life on Venus
The truth is out there. We just have to go get it.
Venus’s atmosphere shows potential signs of life
Researchers spotted phosphines in the planet’s hazy atmosphere.