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Oct 4, 2015 01:04 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Could a sudden volcano collapse create a wave over 50 stories high? Scientists think so. Continue reading →
Sep 16, 2015 03:34 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Although The Sacred Camel Gardens were burned nearly to the ground in a California wildfire this week, animals there managed to survive the disaster. Continue reading →
Sep 15, 2015 08:32 AM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Newly found evidence suggests that two meteors smacked into Earth at the same time, about 458 million years ago.
Sep 14, 2015 07:00 AM ET // AFP
Wildfires have spread rapidly through Northern California, destroying hundreds of homes, forcing thousands of people to flee and injuring four firefighters.
Aug 26, 2015 01:19 PM ET
It's ten years now since Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans. Trace looks ahead and wonders whether even harsher storms may cross our path.
Aug 25, 2015 12:55 PM ET
The world's most famous explosion may well have been the most powerful volcanic eruption in history. Trace recounts the stunning force behind the blast the wiped out an entire city almost 2,000 years ago.
Aug 25, 2015 04:45 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Shipwrecks are terrifying catastrophes, but the underwater wreckage they leave behind has odd beauty.
Aug 16, 2015 05:00 PM ET // Elizabeth Palermo, LiveScience
Smoke from two massive explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin on Wednesday (Aug. 12) floated east over the Bohai Sea before heading south toward the Shangdong Peninsula, NASA satellite images reveal.
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