A Tongan volcano has created a substantial new island since it began erupting last month.
The small bots will help researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory map fissures and learn more about how eruptions occur.
Relatively small volcanic eruptions may be slowing the pace of global warming. Continue reading →
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.
The lava lake is forming at the top of Nyamuragira volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
A volcanic eruption at Iceland's Holuhraun Lava Field is the largest since the 18th century.
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.
Our recap this week from around the planet: A Super Typhoon menaces Alaska, a colorful remembrance of World War I, and supercooled crystals punch a hole in the sky.
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