The EuroVenus project held today its final project meeting. Its funding from the European Commission ran from 1 Oct 2013 until 30 Sep 2016 - today's meeting, in Lisbon, was to close the activity, and to confirm that all promised o... Read More
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
DID YOU KNOW?
Venus is hotter than Earth because it’s close to the Sun so gets more heated, right? Wrong! Venus has shiny sulfuric acid clouds, which reflect away most of the sunlight – so Venus is actually heated less by the Sun than Earth is. The surface of Venus is hot because of the extreme greenhouse effect.