Venus is the second planet from the Sun, and is Earth's neighbor in the solar system. Venus ...Read more
The atmosphere of Venus is very hot and thick. If you were on the surface of the planet, the ...Read more
Would you expect to find ice caps and snow fields on Venus? Not likely! Venus is the hottest ...Read more
All of the relevant information about Venus collected on one page, including details about size, orbit ...Read more
There are several interesting myths associated with the planet Venus. While Venus was the goddess ...Read more
A table containing information about the spacecraft that have visited Venus ...Read more
Access wonderful captioned photos and illustrations that will inspire and excite you. ...Read more
These are links to other great web sites about Venus. But beware: you don't want to get caught ...Read more
Did you know?
Did you know that the
footprints left on the Moon’s surface by astronauts
will last for
centuries, because there is no wind on the Moon?
Did you know that our solar system now has eight planets and five dwarf planets, according to the International Astronomical Union?
Earth and Space Science Concept of the Day
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xRefraction : Refraction is the deflection, or bending, of the ray path of a seismic wave caused by its passage from one material to another having different elastic properties; or the bending of a tsunami wave front owing to variations in the water depth along a
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Tiny variations in the isotopic composition of silver in meteorites and Earth rocks are helping scientists put together a timetable of how our planet was assembled, beginning 4.568 billion years ago. Results...Read more