Some of the oldest terrain on Venus, known as tesserae, hint at past volcanic activity. Is that what made the planet the "hellish" place it is today?
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Jupiter's moons are pretty hot, at least hotter than they should be, given how far away they are from the sun. A new study explains why that may be.
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The chemical reactions that dust storms on Mars cause indicate that our quest to find life on the red planet may need to go beneath the surface.
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Tiny nanocardboard probes that weigh less than a fruit fly could levitate through the Martian skies to gather data.
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Saturn is far from the sun, so why is its upper atmosphere so hot? Astronomers may have finally solved "one of the great mysteries of planetary science."
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