Venus and Earth Infographic (2 of 2) (image) American Geophysical Union Share Print E-Mail Caption New research suggests that the electric field around Venus may be a key factor in shaping what molecules exist in the Venusian atmosphere -- including its lack of the molecules needed to make water. 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.