The atmosphere on Jupiter's moon Io is a witches' brew made from the sulfurous burps of more than 400 volcanoes. Now scientists know how it got that way.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~11 min
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Indonesia has a warning system for tsunamis generated by earthquakes – but not volcanoes.
Oct. 9, 2020 • ~6 min
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Volcanoes give lots of clues which help scientists work out if they are about to erupt.
Oct. 9, 2020 • ~5 min
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Icelandic authorities have recently raised the threat level of the Grímsvötn volcano.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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Researchers have shown that over the past two thousand years, volcanoes have played a larger role in natural temperature variability than previously thought,
Sept. 28, 2020 • ~6 min
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Some of the oldest terrain on Venus, known as tesserae, hint at past volcanic activity. Is that what made the planet the "hellish" place it is today?
Sept. 21, 2020 • ~5 min
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Our new research has discovered how a series of volcanic eruptions 233 million years ago fundamentally changed life on Earth.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
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Exploding volcanoes, not an extraterrestrial impact, probably caused the Earth to suddenly cool about 13,000 years ago, researchers say.
Aug. 3, 2020 • ~6 min
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"This quiet period is the longest and most prominent global anthropogenic seismic noise reduction on record."
July 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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A beetle that can handle the heat near volcanoes in the summertime inspired researchers to create a cooling material that doesn't use power.
June 24, 2020 • ~6 min
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