Mount Etna is having trouble keeping it together.
After 54 years, a Bali Volcano erupts.
The rocks know
Sure, it could work, or it could also cause an earthquake or eruption
Dangerous fumes from an African lake could be the fuel of tomorrow
Earlier this week, lava flows put the volcanic Italian island of Stromboli on high alert. Here, we show you how scientists are using tech to better forecast when volcanoes worldwide are likely to blow
A new technique could bring us closer to accurately predicting volcano behavior.
It's all about their chemistry.
We patrolled the halls of academe. We eavesdropped on the research grapevine. We asked scientists: Whose work is just plain brilliant?
Axial Seamount could help us answer basic questions about how volcanoes work
Here's how that steam-powered boom could happen.
At the bottom of the sea, Colin Devey studies how our continents move away (and toward) each other.
Last October, Iceland's economy tanked. Its bailout? A two-mile geothermal well drilled into a volcano that could generate an endless supply of clean energy. Or, as Icelanders will calmly explain, it could all blow up in their faces
Maybe you've heard that volcanic eruptions can affect climate, but new evidence suggests it happens the other way around, too.
And what they can tell us about the mysterious southern continent.
The base is nearly as big as New Mexico!
Installing sensors in Nicaragua's Masaya volcano
No, it's not a silly Atlantis myth
Journey (not quite) to the center of the Earth
Will too many hot chili peppers kill you? Is the moon on the verge of erupting? PopSci tackles life's whys, hows and who-dunnits in this Q&A-style; feature