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Lehmann Crater is a 27.8 km Venusian impact crater. It is named for Inge Lehmann (1888-1993), a Danish geophysicist. She is known for her discovery of the Earth’s liquid outer core and solid inner core using seismic signals.

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  • Planet Venus: Hopes rise of new mission to the hothouse world (BBC 3/19)

Venus is thought to lack plate tectonics, the process responsible for recycling the Earth’s crust. But the notion that Venus has essentially been “dead” since an outpouring of volcanism hundreds of millions of years ago is incorrect in the view of a growing number of researchers. A story on BBC News following the 50th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in The Woodlands, TX in March 2019.

  • Vénus : la fausse jumelle de la Terre ? (France Culture 1/19)

Quel portrait peut-on dresser de Vénus ? Pourquoi manque-t-on autant de données sur cette planète jumelle de la Terre ? Quelles sont les missions d’exploration en cours et à venir ? a podcast of France Culture’s La Méthode Scientifique with EnVision SST members T. Widemann, A. Le Gall, and VEx/VIRTIS PI P. Drossart on Jan 15, 2019.