Venus and Earth Infographic (1 of 2) (image) American Geophysical Union Share Print E-Mail Caption Venus and Earth are similar sizes and have similar gravity -- but Venus is bone dry and more than 10 times as hot as our home planet. Recent NASA research describes a key process that removes water from the Venusian atmosphere. Credit Credit: NASA/Conceptual Image Lab. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.