Earth’s Twin Venus Is Still Volcanically Active

New research presented this week at the Division of Planetary Sciences meeting in Pasadena, California adds to our understanding of Venus’ volcanic past, and possibly, present.

Using data from the European Space Agency’s Venus Express orbiter, scientists peered through the thick layer of clouds shrouding the plant to analyze the stratigraphy of lava flows discovered on Idunn Mons, a volcano in Venus’ southern hemisphere. With additional radar data from NASA’s Magellan mission, which visit

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