Pioneer Venus Results: An Overview

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Science  06 Jul 1979:
Vol. 205, Issue 4401, pp. 41-44
DOI: 10.1126/science.205.4401.41


A summary is presented of the scientific results obtained during the first 120 days of the Pioneer Venus orbiter mission and produced by analysis of multiprobe data as of about 1 April 1979. The summary is essentially a guide to the material presented in the reports devoted to Pioneer Venus results in this issue of Science.