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2012-Oct-01, 03:20 PM
Venus’ terminator Ė the transitional region between day and night — may fuel an unusually cold region in the atmosphere. Credit: ESA/MPS, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany The hottest planet in the Solar System has a surprisingly cold region high in the planetís atmosphere, according to new findings by the Venus Express spacecraft. While surface temperatures on this [...]

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