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Look: 7 space volcanoes that shaped the solar system as we know it

Spoiler: the biggest ones aren’t on Earth.

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Space is full of explosions. Volcanoes abound in our solar system, and some bodies in space (besides Earth) are hotbeds of geological activity.

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Exploring our solar system’s active and inactive volcanoes could help us better understand how planets and moons formed into the celestial bodies we know today.