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Posts tagged magma

September 10, 2012

 

volcano erupting against a dark blue sky

How Do Scientists Predict When And Where A Volcano Will Erupt?

There are a few well known warning signs, such as earthquakes in the vicinity of a known volcano. And, of course, smoke rising from a volcano.

February 6, 2012

 

Europe at night

When Continents Collide: The History Of Our Planet

It was one of the Earth's momentous times. Continents collided. Volcanoes erupted. Ocean currents shifted. Species ran amok.

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.

October 29, 2008

 

Old Faithful erupting

Old Faithful

Geysers spout up where a column of underground water is heated to boiling by "magma," or molten rock, pushing the water upward.

March 2, 2004

 

Hawaii’s Next Volcano

Is Hawaii due for a new volcano? Learn about Hawaii's growing island on this Moment of Science.

January 7, 2003

 

yellowstone

Yellowstone’s Secret Super Volcano

Did you know beneath Yellowstone National Park is a reservoir of magma?

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