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Aug 26, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
Both can cause widespread human and ecological devastation. But picking a winner in a destruction derby is a tough call.
Jul 17, 2014 05:30 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
The volcano's supply of semi-molten rock, or magma, starts 50 miles below the Earth. Continue reading →
Jun 19, 2014 06:30 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
If you're not feeling the heat in Brazil, maybe it's time to weigh in on a more explosive competition.
Jun 10, 2014 04:43 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
A satellite orbiting six miles above the Congo could warn a million nearby residents of an eruption. Continue reading →
May 19, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
A newly discovered underwater peak, called Ka'ena volcano, brings Oahu island's volcano count to three, up from two.
Apr 23, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The coldest place on Earth is also one of the rare spots where a roiling lava lake offers a window into the heart of a volcano.
Apr 7, 2014 09:00 AM ET // Paul Gabrielsen
A neutrally buoyant layer may be floating between two layers deep in the Earth.
Feb 17, 2014 11:22 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
There's no bubbling pool of lava under the world's liveliest volcanoes, but rather magma in cold storage, waiting for a splash of heat to wake up.
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