April Fool's: Mighty Super Volcano Lies Beneath Sydney loading...
April Fool's: Mighty Super Volcano Lies Beneath Sydney
Sydney sits atop a super volcano which while not predicted to erupt in the next 10,000 years has slowed down the progress of two of the nation’s largest infrastructure projects.
Europe's most active volcano is sliding into the sea loading...
Europe's most active volcano is sliding into the sea
The first underwater measurements of Mount Etna's motion indicate that gravity is taking the fiery mountain for a wild ride.
Hawaii Battens the Hatches for Hurricane Lane loading...
Hawaii Battens the Hatches for Hurricane Lane
Hurricane Lane, a rare storm expected to hit the Hawaiian Islands this week, could cause heavy steam and rockslides on active Mt. Kilauea.
Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Be an Energy Source. But Should It? loading...
Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Be an Energy Source. But Should It?
The national park could power the entire continental U.S. with clean energy. Here’s why it remains untapped.
A Look Inside One of Earth’s Most Dramatic Volcanoes loading...
A Look Inside One of Earth’s Most Dramatic Volcanoes
At 2 a.m., this photographer descended into an active volcano where miners extract sulfur from inside a blue-flame spewing crater.
This May Be the Most Dangerous U.S. Volcano loading...
This May Be the Most Dangerous U.S. Volcano
Move over, Yellowstone: Geologists are far more worried about a postcard-perfect peak in the Pacific Northwest.
See How the Kilauea Eruption Is–Literally–Reshaping Hawaii loading...
See How the Kilauea Eruption Is–Literally–Reshaping Hawaii
A tiny new island appeared for a brief moment in time.
Why Guatemala's Volcano Is Deadlier Than Hawaii's loading...
Why Guatemala's Volcano Is Deadlier Than Hawaii's
More than two dozen were killed by the Fuego volcano's eruption, and experts fear more danger could come.
No, Hawaii's Volcano Won't Trigger a Mega-Tsunami loading...
No, Hawaii's Volcano Won't Trigger a Mega-Tsunami
Here are all the ways the Hawaiian eruption won't cause problems, according to experts.
What's the Difference Between Magma and Lava? loading...
What's the Difference Between Magma and Lava?
And why do some volcanoes explode and others only ooze? It all comes down to their gooey centers.
This Vibrant Colonial City Is In A Volcanic Hot Spot loading...
This Vibrant Colonial City Is In A Volcanic Hot Spot
Despite its vulnerable position, Antigua hosts a colourful collection of well-preserved churches and ruins dating back to the 16th century.
Why This Volcano Eruption In The Philippines May Be Especially Deadly loading...
Why This Volcano Eruption In The Philippines May Be Especially Deadly
All eyes are on the rumbling Mount Mayon, a perfectly cone-shaped volcano that could spew its dangerous contents at any moment.
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The fallout of the massive volcanic eruption of Mount Eyjafjallajokull was felt around the world in 2010. Now, a year later, scientists return to Iceland in order to see whether the sleeping volcano could reawaken.

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