The mysterious evolution of Venus
Today’s Video of the Day from NASA Goddard describes the potential for Venus to serve as a model for discovering new exoplanets.
Scientists have found evidence to suggest that Venus once had shallow oceans and habitable surface temperatures similar to Earth.
Experts want to learn more about how the planet made such a drastic transition to the inhospitable climate it has today, with surface temperatures of about 465 degrees Celsius.
Understanding the evolution of Venus will provide new clues about the fate of other planets, including our own.
Video Credit: NASA Goddard