LAVA THAT IS MOVING appears as a beautiful array of black and red swirling liquid. Once lava reaches the air, it can form into a variety of shapes and colors. The color it turns depends on the temperature and composition in the rock. Filmmaker, Sam Cossman and his team headed to the Pacific Islands of Vanuatu to gain a better understanding of how microbial life exists in extreme heat conditions. The images helped science and provided a stunning up-close view of lava in action.