Cloud City on Venus

NASA has plans for a Cloud City on Venus, seriously.¬† Our nearest neighbor, Venus, is always ignored when it comes to explorations, probably because the surface is around 465C (870F). Venus is very similar to Earth otherwise, though, and is called Earth's twin. It's nearly identical in size and composition and gravity, we just can't …

Kepler 186F

Astronomers announced yesterday that they've found what they think is an Earth-like planet, 490 light-years away in the constellation Cygnus, orbiting the star Kepler 186. The planet is only slightly bigger than Earth, rocky, and orbits its star in the so-called 'Goldilocks zone', making it likely hospitable for life. Though the planet is too far …

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