Why is Venus slowing down?

Venus's rotation is slowing down - and scientists aren't at all certain as to why.

Ozone layer found over Venus

ESA’s Venus Express spacecraft has found an ozone layer high in the atmosphere of Venus, in a discovery which could help with the search for life on other planets.

Venus data warns against geoengineering, says ESA

ESA scientists reckon they've explained a mysterious high-altitude layer of sulphur dioxide discovered by Venus Express - and it provides a stark warning for geoengineers suggesting seeding Earth's atmosphere with sulphur droplets to combat climate change.

Spacecraft gets up close to Venus

The Venus Express spacecraft has completed an 'aerodrag' exercise, using its solar wings to catch and measure faint wisps of atmosphere just 180km above the planet.