Colossal supervolcano eruptions blasted the region of the Snake River Valley millions of years ago, geological research shows.
Neanderthals disappeared from Europe 40,000 years ago, about the same time as the region's biggest volcanic blast. But don't blame the volcano.
Volcanic eruptions may slow climate change by spewing mirror-like particles in the air. Continue reading →
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.
Maine has supervolcanoes. Wait, Maine has volcanoes? Yes, and their eruptions could have been among the biggest ever on Earth.
Earth's two giant, remarkably permanent hotspots have been sculpting continents for billions of years. Continue reading →
One of today's most dangerous volcanoes has a new nickname: Mount Doom.
Super-volcanoes may go from zero to apocalypse in only a few centuries.
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