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Earth’s Spin May Spark Earthquakes and Volcanic Eruptions at Mount Etna

New research suggests forces pulling on Earth’s surface as the planet spins may trigger earthquakes and eruptions from volcanoes. Seismic activity and bursts of...

USGS: Mount St. Helens and Mount Rainier at ‘Very High’ Risk of Eruption

In its first update to the list of America’s most dangerous volcanoes since 2005, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has listed the Washington...

News of Katla Volcano’s Immediate Eruption Is Fake

The Internet has been going wild over the past couple of days after media reported that Iceland’s Katla volcano is about to erupt, an...

Early Humans Thrived Through Volcanic Winter: Here’s How

UTA researcher Naomi Cleghorn has participated in a Nature paper that describes how humans thrived in South Africa through the Toba volcanic eruption about 74,000 years...

Heat From Below the Pacific Ocean Is Fueling Yellowstone

While we read stories in the national media of a possible catastrophic eruption of the Yellowstone volcanic area, scientists are not so sure of...

Geologists Discover Meteorite Hit the Isle of Skye 60 Million Years Ago

While exploring volcanic rocks on Scotland's Isle of Skye, geologists made a discovery literally out of this world — mineral forms that have only ever been...

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