Volcanoes - Making Your Planet Habitable for 4.6 Billion Years

Volcanoes - Making Your Planet Habitable for 4.6 Billion Years

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What does it take to make a planet habitable? Of course, distance to the star is perhaps the most important variable that controls the planet’s temperature and allows liquid water to exist. But what about conditions on the planet itself? Today we talk to Dr. Ramses Ramirez about how things like volcanism and tectonic activity helps a planet develop and maintain an atmosphere to keep it warm, and how the habitable zone might be bigger than we previously thought.

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