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Massive volcanic outbursts on Jupiter’s moon Io: More common than thought?

Massive volcanic outbursts on Jupiter's moon

Three massive volcanic eruptions occurred on Jupiter’s moon Io within a two-week period in August of last year. This led astronomers to speculate that such “outbursts,” which can send material hundreds of miles above the surface, might be much more common than they thought. “We typically expect one huge outburst ...

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