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Huge Weather Explosions Observed on Venus Huge Weather Explosions Observed on Venus

Researchers this week announced that they have uncovered a striking phenomenon on the planet Venus. Using the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Venus Express spacecraft, scientists have observed giant weather explosions coming from the top of Venus’ atmosphere. The explosions are …

Venus Williams – Healthy and Back in Action Venus Williams – Healthy and Back in Action

Venus Ebony Starr Williams is an American professional tennis player who was formerly World No. 1, and now ranked World No. 36 as of July 2013 – she was dealing with a serious illness. Williams was forced to take a …

Peter O’Toole, Film Legend, Dies At Age 81 Peter O’Toole, Film Legend, Dies At Age 81

Hollywood lost a true legend. Peter O’Toole, who was highly regarded in Hollywood, and the star of many films, will always be remembered for his iconic role in Lawrence of Arabia. The classic film, released in 1962, launched his career, …

Comet-Like Ionosphere Seen on Venus Comet-Like Ionosphere Seen on Venus

New observations of Venus have shown that the planet’s ionosphere on its night side resembles a comet’s tail. The observations were made by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Venus Express satellite. The ionosphere is the region of electrically charged gas …

Cassini to Track Venus Transit, Study Exoplanets Cassini to Track Venus Transit, Study Exoplanets

NASA announced today that it will begin using the Cassini probe’s visual and infrared mapping spectrometer (VIMS) for uses other than studying Saturn and its moons. On Friday, from its vantage point in orbit around Saturn, the VIMS will be …

Volcanoes on Venus Could Be Changing the Planet’s Atmosphere Volcanoes on Venus Could Be Changing the Planet’s Atmosphere

Observations by the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Venus Express show that changes in Venus’ atmosphere could be the result of volcanic eruptions. A paper on the new findings has been published in the journal Nature Geoscience. According to the atmosphere …

Steve Jobs’ Secret Yacht Is No Longer A Secret Steve Jobs’ Secret Yacht Is No Longer A Secret

Steve Jobs (reportedly along with the help of designer Phillipe Starck) was designing a yacht ahead of his death last year, and it was unveiled on Sunday in The Netherlands. The yacht was mentioned in the Steve Jobs biography from …