If you happen to find yourself on Jupiter’s moon Io, you could be in for some trouble.
The moon is thought to be the most volcanic place in the solar system, with hundreds of volcanoes dotting its surface and lava spewing all over the moon.
And now, scientists think they’ve spotted waves of lava moving through a huge crater on Io.
Observations taken in 2015 but published this week in the journal Nature show what appear to be waves of lava moving through Io’s Loki Patera, a 200-kilometer-wide volcanic crater.
Researchers think they’ve spotted two waves of lava moving from west to east in the crater. Read more…