A volcano in western Indonesia has erupted eight times in just a few hours, raining down rocks over a large area and forcing thousands to flee their homes
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How fast can volcanic gases turn a placid lake into an acidic death trap?
Slimy brown algae not only survived a wild ride into the stratosphere via a volcanic ash cloud, they landed on distant islands looking flawless.
Clean-up workers on Monday started removing ash that spread across a city in southern Japan after a volcano spewed a plume 5,000 meters into the air.
A new threshold for flying around volcanic ash plumes will lead to less delays and cancellations during the current Icelandic eruption.
Super-volcanoes may go from zero to apocalypse in only a few centuries.