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.
A 2,000-degree lava front inches closer to homes in the Hawaiian town of Pahoa, on Hawaii's Big Island.
Lava from a slow-erupting volcano has reached within yards (several meters) of homes on Hawaii's Big Island.
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.
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