Podcaster: Fraser Cain
Title: Guide To Space – What’s on the Surface of Venus? A History of the Venera Program
Organization: Universe Today
With so much attention on Mars, it’s easy to forget there’s a whole other Earth-sized planet nearby, worthy of exploration: Venus. And the Soviets worked really hard to tell us what it’s like down on the surface of Venus with their Venera program.
What they found is that the mysterious dark energy that’s currently accelerating the expansion of the Universe doesn’t appear to be a fixed amount. It’s changing, and appears to be increasing over time.
If true, it’s a groundbreaking discovery in cosmology, and it could just fortell the end of the Universe.
Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today
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