Missions to Venus and How to Extract DNA from Strawberries
Learn about past missions to Venus — and why we’re going back; and how to extract DNA from strawberries in your kitchen.
We’re going back to Venus. Here are the missions to look forward to by Briana Brownell
- NASA Selects 2 Missions to Study “Lost Habitable” World of Venus. (2018). NASA. https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-selects-2-missions-to-study-lost-habitable-world-of-venus
- ESA selects revolutionary Venus mission EnVision. (2021). Esa.int. https://www.esa.int/Science_Exploration/Space_Science/ESA_selects_revolutionary_Venus_mission_EnVision
- Castro, J. (2015, February 3). What Would It Be Like to Live on Venus? Space.com; Space. https://www.space.com/28357-how-to-live-on-venus.html
- Goettel, K. A.; Shields, J. A.; Decker, D. A. (16–20 March 1981). “Density constraints on the composition of Venus”. Proceedings of the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference. Houston, TX: Pergamon Press. pp. 1507–1516. Bibcode:1982LPSC…12.1507G.
- Howell, E. (2019, March 25). Venera 13 and the Mission to Reach Venus. Space.com; Space. https://www.space.com/18551-venera-13.html
- Howell, E. (2020, September 18). Here’s every successful Venus mission humanity has ever launched. Space.com; Space. https://www.space.com/venus-mission-success-history
You can extract DNA from strawberries in your kitchen by Cameron Duke
- RK Pendergrass. (2021, April 21). How to extract DNA from strawberries | Popular Science. Popular Science. https://www.popsci.com/story/diy/diy-science-project-strawberrry-dna/
- Science Buddies. (2013, January 31). Squishy Science: Extract DNA from Smashed Strawberries. Scientific American. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/squishy-science-extract-dna-from-smashed-strawberries/
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