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12

Mar

Volcanoes guard Ice Age secretsScientists are studying tuyas, flat-topped volcanoes that formed when lava burst through a glacier, to gain a better understanding of the advance and retreat of continental ice sheets.

Volcanoes guard Ice Age secrets
Scientists are studying tuyas, flat-topped volcanoes that formed when lava burst through a glacier, to gain a better understanding of the advance and retreat of continental ice sheets.

22

Mar

Mega volcanoes may have killed half of Earth’s species
The eruptions would also have released large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, causing global warming.

Mega volcanoes may have killed half of Earth’s species

The eruptions would also have released large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases, causing global warming.

29

Dec

9 images of volcanoes as seen from space

25

Aug

7 unforgettable volcano destinations

25

May

Magma crystals hold clues to volcanoes’ inner workingsCrystals grow like tree rings within the magma and become thicker as they grow. This indicates levels of activity between eruptions.

Magma crystals hold clues to volcanoes’ inner workings
Crystals grow like tree rings within the magma and become thicker as they grow. This indicates levels of activity between eruptions.

05

May

9 images of volcanoes as seen from space

30

Apr

Spouting fire and noxious gases, volcanoes have alternatively inspired and frightened people since the dawn of time. Now, thanks to the various Earth-observing satellites of NASA, we can see epic eruptions as never before.9 images of volcanoes as seen from space

Spouting fire and noxious gases, volcanoes have alternatively inspired and frightened people since the dawn of time. Now, thanks to the various Earth-observing satellites of NASA, we can see epic eruptions as never before.
9 images of volcanoes as seen from space

22

Feb

Marsquake! What’s shaking up the Red Planet?The earthquakes point to the possibility of active volcanoes on Mars that could in turn melt subterranean ice.

Marsquake! What’s shaking up the Red Planet?
The earthquakes point to the possibility of active volcanoes on Mars that could in turn melt subterranean ice.

06

Feb

7 explosive images of volcanoesWhen a volcano becomes active, we are alternatively terrified and thrilled by its mysterious beauty.

7 explosive images of volcanoes
When a volcano becomes active, we are alternatively terrified and thrilled by its mysterious beauty.

31

Jan

Did volcanoes spark the Little Ice Age?On Baffin Island, scientists have discovered plants that died suddenly due an extreme cooling, possibly caused by volcanic eruptions.

Did volcanoes spark the Little Ice Age?
On Baffin Island, scientists have discovered plants that died suddenly due an extreme cooling, possibly caused by volcanic eruptions.