People in Washington, Oregon and Idaho are pondering the origin of a mysterious ash shower last week. Continue reading →
The rise and fall of sea level during the past million years matches up with valleys and ridges on the seafloor, suggesting a link, two new studies find.
This week's top planet news: Icebergs make signature sounds as they break free from glaciers, Boston has a gas problem and a soil sat prepares to launch. Plus: The snowpocalypse that wasn't.
Using a powerful X-ray procedure, Italian researchers have been able to read scrolls buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D.
A new tech that takes advantage of subtle differences in the way X-rays pass through different substances helps researchers discern writing within an ancient scroll.
Get a bird's eye view of icy Great Lakes, powerful storms, a lava field the size of Manhattan -- and the most polluted place on Earth.
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 →
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