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“magma”

Dec 17, 2014 12:14 PM ET
Volcanoes can wreak havoc with our lives and even take them without warning, but to geologists keen observing how Earth regenerates its crust, they can be as educational as they are scary.
Nov 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The lava lake is forming at the top of Nyamuragira volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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.
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.
May 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Four-billion-year-old sample suggests modern-day Iceland is our best bet for an example of how Earth's continents first formed.
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.
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.
Jan 28, 2014 12:32 PM ET
Iceland is leading the way when it comes to using magma as an alternative source of fuel. Trace explains how this new power plant is changing how we heat our homes in hopes for a more sustainable future.
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