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Sep 17, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Mike Wall, Space.com
Exoplanet hunters have just made it easier to identify alien Venuses, in the hopes that doing so will lead to the discovery of more alien Earths.
Jul 14, 2014 05:20 PM ET // Jason Major
The European spacecraft has completed a risky aerobreaking maneuver in Venus' atmosphere, allowing critical data of the planet's atmosphere to be taken. Continue reading →
Jun 30, 2014 03:26 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In the case of a newly-discovered exoplanet orbiting a star only 16 light-years away, although astronomers may call it 'habitable,' it's likely anything but. Continue reading →
May 16, 2014 06:54 PM ET // Jason Major
Even as it ends its mission Europe's Venus probe will be performing valuable investigations of Earth's sister world. Continue reading →
May 4, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
This month, stargazers have a chance to see the five brightest planets in the sky, weather permitting.
Mar 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
It's been 40 years since we first saw Mercury up close, and the flyby raised more questions than it answered.
Mar 17, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Images from Europe's Venus Express orbiter show that volcanic eruptions may not just be a thing from the past.
Mar 11, 2014 02:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The European Space Agency's Venus Express orbiter has spotted a very terrestrial phenomenon in the high-altitude cloud cover of Earth's hellish 'sister' world. Continue reading →
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