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?
A volcano in Chile that had been inactive for over 50 years suddenly erupted twice in the space of hours, blasting huge clouds of ash into the air and forcing the evacuation of around 5,000 people.
Yellowstone's explosive secrets are uncovered after the discovery and imaging of a deep, gigantic reservoir of hot rock.
Carbon dioxide drastically affected Earth's climate in the distant past. Continue reading →
Stunning lightning storms inside of towering volcanic ash clouds created tiny glass balls.
Bouncing radar off Veuns' surface, radio astronomers have built up a detailed, and beautiful, view of the planet's landscape without leaving Earth.
The bodies appear to be embracing each other and their discovery could put an end to the mystery of climbers who vanished after an avalanche in 1959.
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