After 35 years, the scars of the Mount St. Helens volcano eruption are still clearly evident in a satellite image. Continue reading →
A volcano in the Galapagos Islands erupted Monday, raising fears for the world's only colony of pink iguanas.
A new volcano model helps discover a trigger that could forecast eruptions. Continue reading →
Lots of water leads oceanic crust to melt, giving some volcanoes the potential to erupt explosively. Continue reading →
Observations by NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have revealed wild atmospheric changes on a well studied exoplanet -- changes that could be driven by extreme volcanic activity.
A lake near Oregon's Hoodoo Ski Area fills from melted snow and then drains into a lava tube, leaving a meadow.
The astronomical juxtaposition couldn't be any more stark: in the series of observations above, Jupiter's icy moon Europa passes in front of Io, fellow Jovian moon, but also the most volcanically active place in the entire solar system.
When volcanoes erupt, it's often unexpected. How long does the eruption continue?
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