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 →
A newly discovered underwater peak, called Ka'ena volcano, brings Oahu island's volcano count to three, up from two.
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.
A neutrally buoyant layer may be floating between two layers deep in the Earth.
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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