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Read Venus Williams’ Powerful Essay on Gender Equality and Equal Pay

In 2007, Venus Williams became the first female Wimbledon champion to receive the same amount of prize money as her male counterparts. In a new essay, she writes about gender equality and equal pay.Dave Kotinsky/Getty ImagesVenus Williams is continuing to fight for gender equality.  In a recent essay for British Vogue, the five-time Wimbledon champion…

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A brand new rocket, Venus missions and much more: Rocket Lab’s Peter Beck is aiming big in space

Space.com caught up with Rocket Lab founder and CEO Peter Beck to talk about the company’s newly announced Neutron rocket, other plans going forward — and how his hat tasted.

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Holy moly, this new Venus photo is just ridiculous

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is studying the Sun in ways that were never possible before.  The probe’s; mission has been ongoing for over two and a half years, and while the Sun is its primary target of study, it comes close enough to planets like Venus to capture some amazing images.  A new photo captured…

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Venus finishes Australian Open reduction on injured ankle, knee

This was, in some ways, rather difficult to watch: 40-year-old Venus Williams gasped and groaned as she limped around the court at the Australian Open on an injured right ankle and left knee.

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Venus flytraps are crazier than we thought

Venus flytraps are carnivorous plants that consume insects in order to fulfill their own nutritional requirements. The plants are incredible in many ways, but a new study reveals something truly bizarre about them. According to the researchers, Venus flytraps produce a measurable magnetic field as they trap and digest their prey. Most plants on Earth…

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Venus Flytraps Produce Measurable Magnetic Fields, Study Shows

A team of researchers in Germany has detected biomagnetic fields associated with electrical activity in a species of carnivorous plant called the Venus flytrap (Dionaea muscipula). The bilobed trap of the Venus flytrap, formed by the modified upper part of the leaf, snaps closed within a fraction of a second when touched. Three trigger hairs…

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That indicator of life on Venus may just have been sulfur dioxide

A new study suggests the gas detected on Venus last year was not phosphine but sulfur dioxide, a much more common gas with no special relation to life.

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Theory of Existence on Venus Only got Completely destroyed

Findings of what was thought to be phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus sparked debate over the possibility of life existing on the harsh planet. Now, a new research report offers an explanation that doesn’t hinge on the presence of phosphine and may shoot down the entire theory that life exists on or around Venus.…

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Life on Venus?

The search for extraterrestrial life has largely focused on Mars, but scientists at MIT, Cardiff University, and elsewhere reported surprising findings in September of what may be signs of life in the clouds of Venus.  While Venus is similar to Earth in size, mass, and rocky composition, its surface temperatures reach 900 °F, and its…