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Three Erupting Volcanoes in Costa Rica, and Counting: What’s Beneath it All? – The Costa Rica Star


The Costa Rica Star

Three Erupting Volcanoes in Costa Rica, and Counting: What's Beneath it All?
The Costa Rica Star
Are volcanoes in Costa Rica secretly conspiring to erupt simultaneously, or is there some science behind all the recent gas, lava and ash? Scientists are looking at the connection between the recent eruptions of three volcanoes and the energy released

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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 12:54 am

The Latest: Geologists lower threat level for Alaska volcano – National Post


The Seattle Times

The Latest: Geologists lower threat level for Alaska volcano
National Post
A 14-minute eruption by an Alaska volcano sent an ash cloud to 30,000 feet (9,100 metres) in the Aleutian Islands. The Alaska Volcano Observatory says Bogoslof (BOH-gohs-lawf) Volcano erupted at 3:17 a.m. Tuesday. Ash clouds above 20,000 feet (6,100 …
Alaska volcano erupts; ash cloud above Aleutian Islands prompts airliner warningThe Seattle Times
Bogoslof volcano (Aleutian Islands): eruption this morning, ash to 30000 ft altitudeVolcanoDiscovery
Bogoslof erupts yet again — with more to come soon?Alaska Dispatch News

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Posted on 28 June 2017 | 12:21 am

This volcano-shaped pyramid in Peru has experts stumped | Fox News – Fox News


Fox News

This volcano-shaped pyramid in Peru has experts stumped | Fox News
Fox News
El Volcán in the Nepeña Valley of coastal Peru has archaeologists stumped as to when and why this mound was built, though it may have served as a place for …

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 10:16 am

Indonesia continues search for missing German hiker on dormant … – Channel NewsAsia


Channel NewsAsia

Indonesia continues search for missing German hiker on dormant …
Channel NewsAsia
BERASTAGI, Sumatra: Rescuers in Indonesia are searching for a missing German hiker on Tuesday (June 27) who went missing after climbing a dormant …
German hiker missing on dormant Indonesian volcano | National PostNational Post

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 10:12 am

Yellowstone Supervolcano Earthquake Swarm Reaches 878 Events in Just Two Weeks – Newsweek


Newsweek

Yellowstone Supervolcano Earthquake Swarm Reaches 878 Events in Just Two Weeks
Newsweek
Updated | Over 800 earthquakes have now been recorded at Yellowstone supervolcano over the last two weeks, with the ongoing swarm taking place on the western edge of the National Park. But there is virtually no risk of the volcano erupting, the United …

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Posted on 27 June 2017 | 9:45 am

These NASA Photographs Of Earth’s Volcanoes Will Make You Feel Insanely Small – Forbes


Forbes

These NASA Photographs Of Earth's Volcanoes Will Make You Feel Insanely Small
Forbes
NASA is best known for exploring the cosmos, landing on the Moon and revealing the pillars of stars hiding hundreds of light-years away. Some of their best work, however, has involved pointing the camera back at Earth and snapping some revelatory …

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 2:00 am

German hiker missing on dormant Indonesian volcano – ABC News


German hiker missing on dormant Indonesian volcano
ABC News
Rescuers walk near the crater of Mount Sibayak during a search for missing German hiker Wolter Klaus in Karo, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Monday, June 26, 2017. Klaus was reported missing on Thursday while climbing the 2,200-meter (7,200-foot) volcano …

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Posted on 26 June 2017 | 2:12 pm

In 1943, a farmer’s cornfield suddenly sprouted a 1300-foot volcano – AOL


AOL

In 1943, a farmer's cornfield suddenly sprouted a 1300-foot volcano
AOL
For Dionisio Pulido and his family, Feb. 20, 1943 began as an average day of clearing and burning shrubbery from their cornfields near the village of Parícutin, Mexico to prepare for the spring sowing. Later that afternoon, as Pulido moved to a

Posted on 26 June 2017 | 1:45 pm

Volcano Power Could Be ‘Most Exciting Thing Since the Moon Landing,’ Says Researcher – Greentech Media


Greentech Media

Volcano Power Could Be 'Most Exciting Thing Since the Moon Landing,' Says Researcher
Greentech Media
Recent reports about tapping Icelandic volcanoes for power exports to the U.K. may have missed the point, say experts connected to the project. Stories in mainstream media outlets such as The Guardian refer to a "geothermal project" — but the work

Posted on 26 June 2017 | 10:12 am

So You Want to Buy a Volcano – Atlas Obscura


Atlas Obscura

So You Want to Buy a Volcano
Atlas Obscura
He also saw an enormous profit motive: not only might there be rich natural resources in the area, but he could also, perhaps, channel the baby-volcano media frenzy into a baby-volcano tourist frenzy. “I could have charged admissions and made money off

Posted on 22 June 2017 | 8:04 pm

Volcanoes News — ScienceDaily

Volcanic crystals give a new view of magma

Volcanologists are gaining a new understanding of what’s going on inside the magma reservoir that lies below an active volcano and they’re finding a colder, more solid place than previously thought, according to new research.

Posted on 15 June 2017 | 6:27 pm

Deep magma reservoirs are key to volcanic ‘super-eruptions,’ new research suggests

A new study shows the importance of large reservoirs in creating Earth’s most powerful volcanic eruptions and explains why they are so rare.

Posted on 2 June 2017 | 12:50 pm

How X-rays helped to solve mystery of floating rocks in the ocean

Experiments have helped scientists to solve a mystery of why some rocks can float for years in the ocean, traveling thousands of miles before sinking.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 6:41 pm

Supercomputing helps researchers understand Earth’s interior

Geologists have created a computer model of tectonic activity so effective that they believe it has potential to predict where earthquakes and volcanoes will occur. Scientists focused on the deep mantle and its relationship to plate tectonics.

Posted on 23 May 2017 | 12:19 pm

Kamchatkan volcanic ash travels half the world

Geochemical fingerprinting links microscopic ash found on the bottom of a Svalbard lake to volcanic event happening 7,000 years ago and 5,000 km away.

Posted on 19 May 2017 | 5:16 pm

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