Fire and Ice review: A fascinating tour of weird space volcanoes

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Volcanic activity destroyed Plymouth in Montserrat, but in space, it could be the key to life

Natalie Starkey

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Fire and Ice

Natalie Starkey

SINCE the dawn of its formation, the surface of Earth has been moulded and reshaped by volcanoes. We know them as fiery, magma-filled peaks spewing lava and billowing clouds of ash. Yet beyond our own planet, volcanoes come in many shapes and sizes, not all of which are hot. Understanding their mysterious ways could provide key clues in the hunt for alien life.

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