Venus

Jupiter and Venus give sky-gazers a treat as they meet – See pics

Jupiter and Venus give sky-gazers a treat as they meet – See pics

They were visible to the naked eye across the UK and countries in the mid-northern latitudes, including parts of the US.

Nov 13, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
Venus, Jupiter up for a meet on Monday. Delhiites will miss the spectacle

Venus, Jupiter up for a meet on Monday. Delhiites will miss the spectacle

Both the planets will appear in conjunction in the south-east and may appear like one bright star.

Nov 12, 2017, 12:04 PM IST
Venus' mysterious night side revealed for the first time – Here's why it's creating a buzz

Venus' mysterious night side revealed for the first time – Here's why it's creating a buzz

Venus' atmosphere is dominated by strong winds that whirl around the planet far faster than Venus itself rotates.

Sep 17, 2017, 17:51 PM IST
How satellites can prevent fatalities from landslides

How satellites can prevent fatalities from landslides

Scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have sent spacecraft towards the Moon and Mars -- and now have their sights on Venus.
 

Aug 17, 2017, 21:56 PM IST
Venus look-alike planet discovered orbiting dim dwarf star!

Venus look-alike planet discovered orbiting dim dwarf star!

The study of planets similar to the Venus analogue Kepler 1649b is "becoming increasingly important in order to understand the habitable zone boundaries of M dwarfs.

Apr 10, 2017, 23:03 PM IST
After record-setting satellite launch, ISRO aims for Venus and Mars; may partner with NASA!

After record-setting satellite launch, ISRO aims for Venus and Mars; may partner with NASA!

The second mission to Mars is planned for in 2021-2022 timeframe and as per existing plans it may well involve putting a robot on the surface of the Red Planet.

Feb 12, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
Giant 'bulge' spotted on Venus indication of a massive gravity wave?

Giant 'bulge' spotted on Venus indication of a massive gravity wave?

The giant wave became one of the most prominent features in the planet’s atmosphere for four days in December 2015.

Jan 17, 2017, 16:17 PM IST
What's up for January 2017?  Here's when, where to look up in the night sky this month (Watch video)

What's up for January 2017? Here's when, where to look up in the night sky this month (Watch video)

The new year started with a beautiful view of the moon, Venus and Mars on January 1st, 2nd and 3rd. 

Jan 16, 2017, 11:45 AM IST
Are volcanoes on Venus still active today? Study observes eruption and lava flow!

Are volcanoes on Venus still active today? Study observes eruption and lava flow!

This discovery was made after researchers carried out a thorough study of the images taken of the surface of Venus where supposed signs of lava flow were seen.

Oct 20, 2016, 23:10 PM IST
Venus-Jupiter conjunction on August 27: Viewing tips! (Watch)

Venus-Jupiter conjunction on August 27: Viewing tips! (Watch)

Stargazers will be treated to a spectacular celestial show this weekend, the Venus-Jupiter conjunction.

Aug 24, 2016, 10:44 AM IST
NASA new climate modelling suggests Venus could have supported life

NASA new climate modelling suggests Venus could have supported life

Ancient Venus had more dry land overall than Earth, especially in the tropics.

Aug 13, 2016, 09:58 AM IST
We could've lived on Venus, not Earth!

We could've lived on Venus, not Earth!

The researchers maintain that minor evolutionary changes could have altered the fates of both Earth and Venus in ways that scientists may soon be able to model through observation of other solar systems, particularly ones in the process of forming, according to scientist Adrian Lenardic.

Jul 06, 2016, 17:46 PM IST
Men are from Mars and women from Venus, indeed – Here’s a proof

Men are from Mars and women from Venus, indeed – Here’s a proof

The findings suggest gender influences the way people express themselves on Facebook.

May 26, 2016, 13:21 PM IST
Pluto’s interaction with solar wind is unique: Study

Pluto’s interaction with solar wind is unique: Study

A new study has revealed that the dwarf planet Pluto's interaction with the solar wind is unique.

May 05, 2016, 10:36 AM IST
Scientists make surprising discovery about Venus!

Scientists make surprising discovery about Venus!

Final data returned from the fatal plunge revealed some fascinating facts about Venus.

Apr 26, 2016, 17:16 PM IST
Is this for real? A 'Monster' alligator killed in Florida

Is this for real? A 'Monster' alligator killed in Florida

Farm officials believe the alligator was attacking cattle, local media reported.

Apr 08, 2016, 09:39 AM IST
Watch: Five bright planets aligning in a rare celestial spectacle!

Watch: Five bright planets aligning in a rare celestial spectacle!

The best time to view the rare celestial spectacle is just before dawn.

Feb 01, 2016, 11:24 AM IST
Watch: 5 planets to be visible from Earth with naked eye!

Watch: 5 planets to be visible from Earth with naked eye!

Skygazers will get a celestial treat on January 20 i.e. Wednesday during the morning hours.

Jan 20, 2016, 13:44 PM IST
Japan's probe sends back first pictures of Earth's twin 'Venus'

Japan's probe sends back first pictures of Earth's twin 'Venus'

JAXA released the triumphant images of Venus taken by its planetary probe Akatsuki.

Dec 10, 2015, 11:26 AM IST
Japanese space probe Akatsuki enters Venus orbit on second attempt

Japanese space probe Akatsuki enters Venus orbit on second attempt

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on Wednesday confirmed that the country's maiden mission to Venus, Akatsuki, has successfully swung into the Venusian orbit.

Dec 10, 2015, 10:29 AM IST