The European Space Agency's Venus Express orbiter discovered evidence of volcanic eruptions that occurred as recently as several thousand years ago.
Watch our nearest planetary neighbor 'transit' across the sun on Tuesday. You're going to want to some good eye protection.
Nowadays everybody knows there are nine planets in our solar system, but that information was hard won.
Venus may appear to glow under moonlight but the planet also glows in infrared light.
Star light, star bright, the first star I see tonight... What is this legendary star? Is it even a star at all?