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  • Fresh Lava Flows on Venus Hint at Active Volcanoes

    Fresh Lava Flows on Venus Hint at Active Volcanoes

    The surface of Venus is littered with thousands of volcanoes, some of which may still be active until today. A fresh look at 30-year-old radar images captured by the Magellan spacecraft revealed new lava flows on Venus, suggesting that the planet was volcanically active between 1990 to 1992. NASA’s Magellan mission arrived at Venus in…