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A composite image of Olympus Mons on Mars, the tallest known volcano and mountain in the Solar System. Author: NASA

I’ve Always Wondered: Why are the volcanoes on Earth active, but the ones on Mars are not?

I’ve Always Wondered: Why are the volcanoes on Earth active, but the ones on Mars are not? Helen Maynard-Casely, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation This is an article from I’ve Always Wondered, a series where readers send in questions they’d like an expert to answer. Send your question to…

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Venus has very few volcanoes – weirdly, this might be why it’s as hot as hell

Venus has very few volcanoes – weirdly, this might be why it’s as hot as hell MAX3D Sami Mikhail, University of St Andrews In the quest to discover habitable planets, scientists look for qualities similar to those of Earth. We do this because Earth sustains life, of course, but it…

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