Many of you will have seen the story widely reported in the media of the discovery of the gas phosphine in the clouds of Venus - if not, you can find the story here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-54133538. On Earth phosphine is produced by bacteria and it has led to the interesting speculation as to whether there could be… Continue reading Life on Venus?
Anyone, even the most casual observer, looking at the evening sky in the last month will have noticed the brilliant white planet Venus shining in the west. Often known as the Evening Star, Venus is the third brightest natural object in the sky after the Sun and the Moon. In this post I’ll talk about… Continue reading The Brightness of Venus
Merry Christmas! With Christmas coming up I’d like to give a free gift to all my readers. My e-book 'Venus and how to Terraform it' will be available free in the Kindle bookstore for five days from today (19 December 2019). To get your FREE copy please click on the link below . Get free… Continue reading Free e-book on Venus and how to Terraform it
I have now produced a paperback version of my book on Venus, the planet closest to the Earth in distance, size and internal composition, and the third brightest natural object in our sky after the Sun and the Moon. Topics include how Venus appears from Earth and the fact that Venus’s phases can only be… Continue reading Paperback and e-book from The Science Geek on Venus
For the last few months I have been writing an e-book on the planet Venus, the planet closest to the Earth in distance, size and internal composition, and the third brightest natural object in our sky after the Sun and the Moon. The book is now finished and is available to download in Kindle format… Continue reading New e-book from The Science Geek on Venus