Earth and Venus grew up as rambunctious planets

Earth and Venus grew up as rambunctious planets

Planet formation was likely even messier and more complicated than most scientists would care to admit, according to new research led by researchers at the University of Arizona Lunar and Planetary Laboratory.

Hear the ‘Sound’ of a Spacecraft Flying Past Venus

Hear the ‘Sound’ of a Spacecraft Flying Past Venus

Two spacecraft zipped past Venus at nearly time this week, and we’re steadily getting more data from this rare double flyby. The research teams have even translated some of this data into sounds, which you can hear in this article.

Hot dates: 2 spacecraft to make Venus flyby

Hot dates: 2 spacecraft to make Venus flyby

Two spacecraft are set to swoop past Venus within hours of each other this week, using the maneuver to do a little bit of bonus science on the way to their main missions at the center of our solar system.