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Venus is the brightest 'star' within the evening sky and it's been saw because precedent days. usually dubbed Earth's 'twin', it's the planet so much just like the Earth in dimension, mass and composition. There the similarity ends: Venus is shrouded through a dense carbon dioxide surroundings, its floor is ruled by means of hundreds of thousands of volcanoes and it lacks a protecting magnetic box to safeguard it from full of life sun debris. So why isn't really Venus extra like Earth? during this e-book, a number one researcher of Venus addresses this query by way of explaining what we all know via our investigations of the planet. Venus offers an exciting case learn for planetary astronomers and atmospheric scientists, specially in mild of the present demanding situations of worldwide warming, which helps, and probably threatens, lifestyles in the world. Scientifically rigorous, but written in a pleasant non-technical type, this can be a vast advent for college students, and astronomy and house fanatics.

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