From 2013 - 2016, the EuroVenus consortium united dozens of researchers from across Europe in research of the planet Venus, using observations from the Venus Express satellite, but also from a range of telescopes around the world.... Read More
On the 6 June 2012, Venus passed directly in front of the Sun (as viewed from Earth). This transit of Venus is a very rare event, occurring roughly twice per century. The transit of Venus is of historical importance - because the ... Read More
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Uniquely among the planets, Venus spins in the opposite direction compared to its rotation around the sun. The most likely explanation is that Venus used to spin in the ‘right’ direction, but then suffered a massive impact.