New Insights Into the Geology of Venus


Nov. 30, 2021, 3:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Chemistry CS50

Presented By:
Paul Byrne
Dept. Earth and Planetary Sciences, Washington University &

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With three new Venus missions recently announced by NASA and ESA, attention is once more turning to the second planet. In the past few years, a view has emerged of a much more dynamic world than we once thought. In this talk, I'll present an overview of our current understanding of Venus, followed by insights from two recent studies I've left to understand the planet's past and present properties—which can be tested by those new missions.