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April 9, 2014

 

Mt. Erebus steams against a blue sky

Antarctic Volcano?

According to geologists, there's something very hot going on under all that ice.

July 10, 2012

 

volcano framed by Greek island

Greek Island Shows Signs Of Volcanic Unrest

Fira is a typical Greek city overlooking the Aegean Sea but 35 hundred years ago, it was the site of one of the largest volcanic eruptions in historic times.

April 29, 2011

 

coal rock

Coal May Have Contributed To Mass Extinction

Canadian researchers have found evidence that coal may have contributed to the disaster that killed off the dinosaurs.

November 12, 2008

 

Kilauea Volcano

Taking a Volcano’s Temperature

Wouldn't it be nice if we could predict when a volcano was about to erupt? Scientists have recently taken a big step closer toward doing just this.

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