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 →
Colorful hot springs in Yellowstone National Park get their hues from good-luck coins tossed into their waters and trash discarded by tourists. 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.
As we head into 2015, look back at some of the strangest mysteries of this past year and some of the mysteries that remain.
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