The volcanoes are located in the West Antarctic Rift System, a 2,200-mile valley created by separating tectonic plates.
By Roni Dengler
For years, scientists thought our moon was a dry expanse. But, new evidence suggests the lunar mantle is wet on a global scale.
By Dave Berndtson
Scientists have developed a new way to analyze volcanic eruptions -- with lightning -- that is cost effective, relatively simple and safe.
By Nsikan Akpan
Geologists paired explosives and seismic readings to look for Mount St. Helens’ magma chamber. Here's what they found instead.
Hawaii’s Kilauea has been erupting for over 30 years, making it the longest-flowing volcano on earth. Because of this remarkable activity, it is also currently the most researched. Geologist Mike Garcia has studied Kilauea for decades and believes that analyzing…
By Shannon Hall, Scientific American
A volcano near Rome is waking from a long slumber, according to a new study.
By Nsikan Akpan
Bubbles buried in ancient lava on Earth may guide the search of habitable exoplanets.
By Michael D. Regan
Seven people were killed by a volcano in a northern section of Sumatra on Saturday. The volcano is one of the more active in Indonesia.
One of the first collaborations by North Korean and Western scientists peers into the underbelly of a mammoth volcano.
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares video of the day, a look at two fiery explosions -- one on earth and one in space. Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano sent molten lava, rocks and gas flying hundreds of feet into the air on Sunday.
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