The lava lake is forming at the top of Nyamuragira volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Lava from a slow-moving flow ignited a house on Hawaii's Big Island, the first home to catch fire in a town threatened by the eruption.
A 2,000-degree lava front inches closer to homes in the Hawaiian town of Pahoa, on Hawaii's Big Island.
Lava from a slow-erupting volcano has reached within yards (several meters) of homes on Hawaii's Big Island.
Both can cause widespread human and ecological devastation. But picking a winner in a destruction derby is a tough call.
The volcano's supply of semi-molten rock, or magma, starts 50 miles below the Earth. Continue reading →
If you're not feeling the heat in Brazil, maybe it's time to weigh in on a more explosive competition.
A satellite orbiting six miles above the Congo could warn a million nearby residents of an eruption. Continue reading →
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