Saturday 1 December 2007

Latest Pictures From Space: Riding With Robots

For the past two years, Europe's Venus Express orbiter has been studying Earth's planetary neighbor up close. Mission scientists have released a new collection of findings and amazing images. They include evidence of lightning and other results that flesh out a portrait of a planet that is in many ways like ours, and in other ways hellishly different, such as surface temperatures over 400C and air pressure a hundred times that on Earth.

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