noun, plural Ve·nus·es for 2.
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However, in the case of Venus’ flower basket, the evolutionary purpose of its incompressibility is unclear.The Curious Strength of a Sea Sponge’s Glass Skeleton|Elena Renken|January 11, 2021|Quanta Magazine
Perhaps next year will bring a clearer picture of what chemicals are and aren’t wafting through Venus’s upper atmosphere.
While proposed solutions to the other challenges of landing on Venus are close to doable, he says, this one remains the biggest hurdle.How future spacecraft might handle tricky landings on Venus or Europa|Lisa Grossman|December 23, 2020|Science News
Just a few years ago it seemed like Rocket Lab was going to be an up-and-comer in the launch world, and so they are today — in addition to going reusable, creating a low-cost satellite platform, and planning a mission to Venus.
If life does exist in the Venus clouds, it is highly likely to consist of immigrants from Earth.Readers ask about life on Venus and high-energy cosmic rays|Science News Staff|November 29, 2020|Science News
Can you imagine flying to Venus in an Apollo-era ship based on the same technology, as some NASA people proposed?To Infinity and Beyond! NASA’s Orion Mission Blasts Off|Matthew R. Francis|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Displays of malformations were obviously often strikingly offensive, none more so than the “Hottentot Venus.”We’re All Carnies Now: Why We Can’t Quit the Circus|Anthony Paletta|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Venus Williams Why You Might Know Her: The other half of the famous Williams sister duo has seven majors in her career.12 Things You Didn’t Know About the Quirky Stars of Wimbledon|Nicholas McCarvel|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sarah Hajney is an adorable little version of a Botticelli Venus.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town|E. Jean Carroll|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Venus orbits the Sun within the habitable zone, and is only slightly smaller than Earth.What Does the Discovery of “Another Earth” Mean for Us?|Matthew R. Francis|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cassini observed, by the position of certain spots, the revolution of the planet Venus on its axis.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
See that silver spiral going out from Venus and around the table to the orbit of Saturn?Fee of the Frontier|Horace Brown Fyfe
If it be true that Venus does not turn upon its axis, such is likely to be the case also with the planet Mercury.
Two of the fathers were Mars and Anchises; and there are several other legends about the loves of Venus.Chaucer's Works, Volume 1 (of 7) -- Romaunt of the Rose; Minor Poems|Geoffrey Chaucer
Next beyond Mercury is Venus, a sphere only a little less in diameter than the earth.
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In astronomy, the second major planet from the sun, named for the Roman goddess of love. The surface of Venus is very hot and covered with clouds. Spacecraft from the former Soviet Union landed on Venus and survived long enough to send back photographs and measurements. (See solar system; see under “Mythology and Folklore.”)