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How to study a volcano when it destroys your lab
Dodging lava while broadcasting real-time data on an eruption is tricky, to say the least.
Volcanoes could be our fiery allies in the fight against carbon emissions
Weathering is key to locking up some of the atmosphere's natural carbon dioxide.
Mars may have had recent volcanic eruptions—which is great news for finding life
New evidence points to volcanic activity just 50,000 years ago, a short timespan in the grand scheme.
A volcanologist shows what makes magma go boom
Kayla Iacovino loves scaling active volcanoes as much as she loves modeling them in her NASA lab.
Geologists say Venus has enough active volcanoes to form a ‘Ring of Fire’
The planet is more of a hellscape than we thought.
A massive volcanic eruption may have contributed to the rise of the Roman Empire
After Alaska’s Okmok volcano blew its top in 43 BCE, the Mediterranean saw years of bitter cold and famines.
Mud volcanoes on Mars hint at ancient water reservoirs
What we thought was lava might be mud instead.
After Mount St. Helens erupted, scientists fought to preserve its devastation
The biggest volcanic catastrophe in US history has taught us a lot about natural resilience.
Ranked: the loudest sounds ever measured
These graphs show just how bombastic volcanoes and meteorites can be.
The real-world Mount Doom just erupted (again)
Stromboli has really made a name for itself.