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Northrop Grumman has been toying with the idea of sending an inflatable aircraft to Venus since at least 2013 (PDF). Now the company feels it's ready to turn its concept into a real vessel. According to SpaceNews, Northrop Grumman is planning to enter its Venus Atmospheric Maneuverable Platform (V...

May 13th 2015 at 9:23am 0 Comments
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Since Venus is closer to Earth than Mars -- both in size and distance -- it would be a much more convenient candidate for manned exploration. There's just a slight hitch: the average temperature is 850 degrees F, and the atmosphere is 90 times denser than ours. In other words, you'd die in the opp...

December 22nd 2014 at 6:28am 0 Comments
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Destiny players have discovered a glitch in the game that seemingly warps them to a new map, one apparently planned as part of a DLC pack down the road. The portal to the new map is accessible on Venus, in "The Juncture" part of the planet's Citadel area. After leaping from tiny platform to tiny...

October 7th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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What lurks beneath the cloudy exterior of Venus? In the real world, a blighted hellscape that's about as conducive to human life as the heart of a nuclear reactor. In Destiny, though, it's a lush landscape full of ruins, plant life, and stunning vistas, though considering the large number of gun-to...

August 18th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Last month we saw images and a video of the Jobs family yacht Venus, which features a row of 27-inch iMacs on the bridge, floor-to-ceiling glass in many places, and a very unique design. SuperYacht Times recently interviewed famed French designer Philippe Starck, who collaborated with Jobs on t...

November 19th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Looks like we'll soon have another heavyweight to throw into the renewed cameraphone wars, as Panasonic has put up a teaser site for its first Lumix-branded phone. Lumix is of course Panasonic's camera label, which counts among its luminary membership the likes of the GF1 and the newly refreshed LX...

October 1st 2010 at 5:38am 0 Comments
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BGR's lined up a handful of very believable rumors for Big Red today -- and if you're an Android fan, you're going to want to pay very close attention (heck, even if you're not, you should probably take a look). First up, Motorola's said to have a full-touch Android 2.2 handset in the works with gl...

August 9th 2010 at 4:25pm 0 Comments