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New Giant Volcano Below Sea Is Largest in the World
Science & Tech  (tags: volcano, giant shield volcano, journal Nature Geoscience, Shatsky Rise, basalt )

- 1479 days ago -
Called Tamu Massif, the giant shield volcano had been thought to be a composite of smaller structures, but now scientists say they must rethink long-held beliefs about marine geology.
Russian Volcano Creates Unprecedented Lake of Lava
Science & Tech  (tags: Earth, Russia, lava, volcano, study, science, scientists, vulcanology, eruption )

- 1716 days ago -
A volcano erupting in Russia's Far East is sending plumes of gas and ash high into the sky and creating a lava lake.
Huge Volcanic 'Raft' Found Floating Off New Zealand
Science & Tech  (tags: volcano, discovery, science, interesting )

- 1870 days ago -
The stretch of golf-ball-size pumice rocks was first spotted this week by a New Zealand air force plane about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) northeast of Auckland. The rocks stretch for about 26,000 square kilometers (10,000 square miles)
Mars Volcano, Eagle Nebula: Space Pictures This Week
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, Volcano, Eagle Nebula:, Space, Pictures, This Week )

- 2143 days ago -
Rainbow colors reveal elevation changes as the Tharsis Tholus volcano rises from the surrounding terrain on Mars, seen in a newly released picture from the European Space Agency's Mars Express orbiter.
Possible Ice Volcano Spied on Giant Saturn Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: ice, volcano, Saturn moon, space, science, Titan )

- 2477 days ago -
Scientists said Tuesday they have found the best evidence yet of ice volcanoes on Saturn's giant moon Titan. Unlike volcanoes on Earth, such a volcano on Titan may spew ice and hydrocarbons instead of molten lava.
Scientists Develop Sensor That Can Be Dropped Into the Heart of a Volcano to Warn If It Is Going to Erupt
Science & Tech  (tags: sensor, volcano, eruption, science, Radio transmitters, earth )

- 2561 days ago -
Radio transmitters that can withstand temperatures of up to 900 C could soon be dropped into the depths of the earth to provide early warning of a volcanic eruption.
New Type of Moon Volcano Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, moon, volcano, science, scientists, space, study )

- 2562 days ago -
If the moon were actually made of cheese, there'd be a new flavor of dairy for humans to sample.Data from NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) have revealed a new type of rock on the lunar surface--which scientists say was spat up
Giant Crack in Africa May Create a New Ocean
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, research, volcano, eruption, interesting, discovery )

- 2878 days ago -
A 35-mile rift in the desert of Ethiopia will likely become a new ocean eventually, researchers now confirm
Arctic Volcanoes Exploded at 'Impossible' Depth
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, study, scientists, volcano, CO2, environment, interesting )

- 3376 days ago -
The deep ocean continues to surprise - it appears that volcanoes on the Arctic seabed have blown up at depths where such events were thought impossible
Starfish Rule Huge Undersea Mountain Chain
Science & Tech  (tags: starfish, sea stars, undersea, volcano, mountains, food )

- 3416 days ago -
Marine scientists surveying a large undersea mountain chain were amazed to find millions of tiny starfish swirling their arms to capture food in the undersea current. An expedition by 19 scientists studied the geology and biology of eight Macquarie Ridge.
Image of the Day: Chilean Volcano Erupts
Science & Tech  (tags: volcano, Chile )

- 3428 days ago -
The long-dormant Chaiten volcano blasted ash some 20 miles (30 kilometers) into the Andean sky on Tuesday, forcing the last of thousands to evacuate and fouling a huge stretch of the South American continent.
How The Eruption of Thera Changed the World
Science & Tech  (tags: science, volcano, history )

- 3500 days ago -
The world map might look differently had the Greek volcano Thera not erupted 3,500 years ago in what geologists believe was the single-most powerful explosive event ever witnessed.
Mars Caves Forged By Volcanoes and Meteors
Science & Tech  (tags: Mars, volcano, astronomy, space, study, research, science )

- 3602 days ago -
Recently discovered caves on Mars were created in a short amount of time by violent meteorite impacts and volcanoes, say researchers.
Rare Fossil Challenges Evolutionary Theory
Science & Tech  (tags: research, science, animals, evolution, Paleoanthropology, Archaeology, volcano, discovery, humans )

- 3602 days ago -
Archaeologists say the fossil fills what was until recently something of a void in the fossil record,and challenges one of the working assumptions of primate evolution.
What Really Killed the Dinosaurs
Science & Tech  (tags: Dinosaurs, extinction, volcano, study, research, science, world )

- 3603 days ago -
Instead of being driven to extinction by death from above, dinosaurs might have ultimately been doomed by death from below in the form of monumental volcanic eruptions.

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