This computer-generated 3D model of Venus’ surface shows the summit of Maat Mons. A new study found one of the volcano’s vents became bigger and changed during 1991. NASA/JPL-Caltech
Researchers scouring decades-old spacecraft data have found clear signs of recent volcanic activity on Venus. The findings, published in the journal Science, reveal not only that the planet’s surface is currently a turbulent place, but offer insights into its geological past and future.
By any measure, Venus is a hellscape:
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