Volcanoes of the Solar System

Oct 11, 2015 on BBC FOUR at 10:00 PM


We think of volcanoes as some of the most powerful natural phenomena on earth - but they are nothing compared to the volcanoes we find elsewhere in the solar system. This month's Sky at Night reveals the weird and wonderful world of volcanism on othe... (more)r planets and moons - from the giant extinct volcanoes of Mars to the tantalising possibility of continuing eruptions on Venus, and from the vast sulphur plumes of Io to the mysterious cryovolcanoes of Enceladus.

Previous episode

Playing With a Clockwork Universe
Season 2015 Episode 8

Sep 13, 2015

Next episode

Second Earth?
Season 2015 Episode 10

Nov 08, 2015