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NASA Launches Three Military Drones Into An Active Volcano
The drones flew above a volcano's crater and into its toxic plume.
Aerial Panoramas Capture Four Kamchatkan Volcanoes Erupting Simultaneously
Put some fire and ice into your day.
The Six Places on Earth That Most Resemble Other Planets
Space researchers uses deserts, valleys, and freezing lakes to test equipment and simulate procedures on space missions. Here's where they put future exploration to the test - without leaving our planet
To Fight Warming, Brits Plan to Launch a Huge Balloon and Really Long Pipe
Like a volcano, but with a garden hose
Gallery: Chile’s Puyehue Erupts, Making Ashen Artwork in the Sky
Volcanic eruptions are often an economic nuisance (remember Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull?) and sometimes burgeon into major natural disasters resulting in loss...
Video: Icelandic Ash Plume Blasts Through the Cloud Layer, as Seen from Space
It’s no Eyjafjallajokull (neither when measured by impact of eruption, nor in difficulty of pronunciation), but Iceland’s Grimsvötn volcano is...
Silicon Carbide Sensors, Resistant to 1,600-Degree Heat, Could Monitor Conditions Inside Volcanoes
Geologists would love to get a closer look at what’s going on underneath active volcanoes, but the very thing that...
Autonomous Submarinebot Heads Down on Deepest-Ever Undersea Search For Undiscovered Life
While some scientists resort to undersea drilling to find undiscovered forms of life, a new group of researchers has decided...
Can We Dispose of Radioactive Waste in Volcanoes?
Gamblers Take Odds on the Next Violent Volcanic Eruption
Seismologists and geologists would love to know which volcano is going to erupt next. Now, so do bookies, odds-fixers and...