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Dear Dr. Universe: I was just wondering if there are any volcanoes on any other planets? Danny, 10, Kenmore, WA

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Dear Danny,

The answer to your question takes us out into our solar system and deep below the surfaces of other moons and planets.

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Dear Dr. Universe: Why do we find some things scary? -Jack H., 8, UK 

Dear Jack,

While our fears might be different, we all get scared sometimes. Vacuums, dogs, and even cucumbers make my hair stand on end. Perhaps for you it’s spiders, the dark, or the thought of monsters under your bed.

My friend Michael Delahoyde is really curious about what freaks us out. As an English professor at Washington State University, he’s even taught a course about monsters.

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