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“magma”

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.
Jan 6, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Electrical light shows known as earthquake lights may occur at rifts, or nearly vertical faults in the Earth's crust, new research suggests.
Mar 29, 2013 05:30 AM ET // Io9.com
Few phenomena can compete with the raw beauty and devastating power of a raging thunderstorm, save for a particularly violent volcanic eruption.
Oct 11, 2010 05:00 PM ET // Cristen Conger
Large earthquakes can trigger volcanic trouble, and magma movement can cause tremors. Geologists often use information from one to help predict the other.