Scientists believe they've discovered why the moon has no active volcanoes, despite containing plenty of liquid magma.
New data confirms that an ocean of magma under the surface of Jupiter's moon, Io, feeds the moon's many active volcanoes. Io is the most volcanically active body in our solar system, with about 100 volcanoes erupting at any... Read Post
Contrary to Earth, our Moon has no active volcanoes, and the traces of its past volcanic activity date from billions of years ago. This is surprising, because recent Moonquake data suggest that there is plenty of liquid magma deep w... Read Post
Unlike Earth, the Moon has no active volcanoes. This is surprising as liquid magma is believed to exist deep inside the Moon. Scientists have now found that this hot, molten rock could actually be so dense that it is too heavy to ri... Read Post