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26

Mar

What can we learn from the giant volcano under Yellowstone National Park?Just because this volcano hasn’t erupted in 70,000 years doesn’t mean it isn’t full of new information for the scientists who study it.

What can we learn from the giant volcano under Yellowstone National Park?
Just because this volcano hasn’t erupted in 70,000 years doesn’t mean it isn’t full of new information for the scientists who study it.

20

Feb

Ancient helium escaping from YellowstoneThe discovery of old helium add to growing evidence that the Earth can store up gases and fluids for billions of years.

Ancient helium escaping from Yellowstone
The discovery of old helium add to growing evidence that the Earth can store up gases and fluids for billions of years.

07

Jan

What triggers supervolcanoes?Regardless of what causes supervolcanoes, they’re likely to only erupt every 10,000 years or so.

What triggers supervolcanoes?
Regardless of what causes supervolcanoes, they’re likely to only erupt every 10,000 years or so.

30

Jul

How Yellowstone wolves are helping grizzly bears fatten upThe wolves are making sure that the bears have more berries to eat before hibernation season begins.

How Yellowstone wolves are helping grizzly bears fatten up
The wolves are making sure that the bears have more berries to eat before hibernation season begins.

23

Jul

What Yellowstone’s geysers can teach us about volcanoesA closer look at the Lone Star Geyser could help scientists predict volcanic eruptions.

What Yellowstone’s geysers can teach us about volcanoes
A closer look at the Lone Star Geyser could help scientists predict volcanic eruptions.

15

Apr

Old Faithful’s underground cavern discovered
Tiny tremors extracted from seismic records collected in the 1990s revealed the shape of the cavern and geyser conduit.

Old Faithful’s underground cavern discovered

Tiny tremors extracted from seismic records collected in the 1990s revealed the shape of the cavern and geyser conduit.

30

Jan


 Infrared photos reveal Yellowstone’s dark side  



Using high-res heat vision, a scientist and a photographer are shedding new light on Yellowstone — and hoping to inspire new scientists in the process.
Using high-res heat vision, a scientist and a photographer are shedding new light on Yellowstone — and hoping to inspire new scientists in the process.

10

Dec

'Most famous wolf in the world' killed outside YellowstoneAlpha female 832F had strayed outside the protected boundaries of the park into Wyoming, where wolf hunting is legal.

'Most famous wolf in the world' killed outside Yellowstone
Alpha female 832F had strayed outside the protected boundaries of the park into Wyoming, where wolf hunting is legal.

16

Sep

Where Yelllowstone’s supervolcano is likely to eruptScientists suspect that Yellowstone is capable of an eruption covering half the U.S. in 3 feet of ash, there are no signs of imminent outbursts.

Where Yelllowstone’s supervolcano is likely to erupt
Scientists suspect that Yellowstone is capable of an eruption covering half the U.S. in 3 feet of ash, there are no signs of imminent outbursts.

05

Jun

Yellowstone National Park: A user’s guideNo one believed the stories told by mountain men who first explored this area of Wyoming. Even today, you might not believe your eyes, so plan on more than one visit to see all the wonders.

Yellowstone National Park: A user’s guide
No one believed the stories told by mountain men who first explored this area of Wyoming. Even today, you might not believe your eyes, so plan on more than one visit to see all the wonders.