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Study offers intriguing new theory to explain why Venus doesn’t have oceans

A runaway greenhouse effect makes liquid water impossible on Venus’s scorching surface, but a new study suggests most of Venus’s water might might have been gone even before the planet cooled…  …

French astronomers find Venus day is getting longer over time

Contrary to its alluring name, Venus is the planet from hell, with an atmosphere so hot, toxic and heavy that any visitor would risk being simultaneously melted, suffocated and crushed. But not just that: the second planet from the Sun turns on its axis so slowly that, for any survivor,…