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Why Can’t We Predict When a Volcano Will Stop Erupting?

Smoke rises from a volcano on the Canary Island of La Palma, Spain on Friday Oct. 1, 2021. Photo: Daniel Roca (AP)On September...

9 Surreal Photos of Volcanic Ash Blanketing One of the Canary Islands

Cristina Vera leaves her house covered with ash from volcano eruptions after collecting her last belongings.Photo: Emilio Morenatti (AP)The term “ash” is technically...

Politician Asks if We Could Simply Bomb La Palma Volcano

Lava flows as volcano continues to erupt on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain, Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021. Photo: Emilio Morenatti (AP)Since...

Red-Hot ‘Lava Bomb’ Careening Down Volcanic Slope Looks Like It Came Straight From Hell

The 3-foot-wide lava bomb racing down the slope of Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma, Spain. Gif: Harri Geiger/GizmodoBoulders rolling down mountains at...

16th-Century English Mystic’s ‘Magical’ Mirror Confirmed to Be of Aztec Origin

Study co-author Elizabeth Healey examining the obsidian mirror. Image: S. CampbellScientists have shown that an obsidian hand-mirror once owned by the Renaissance polymath...

New Fissure Opens Up as La Palma Eruption Intensifies

Photo: Daniel Roca (AP)From above, the view is striking. On the ground, though, it’s another matter. Bathtub-temperature seawater and 1,800-degree-Fahrenheit (1,000-degree-Celsius) molten rock...

Hawaii’s Kīlauea Volcano Erupts as New Lake of Lava Forms

Photo: USGSThe area of the park where the eruption is occurring is currently closed to visitors, so you’ll have to experience it vicariously...

Fears of Deadly Gases as Canary Islands Lava Pours Into the Atlantic

Lava reached the sea during the early hours of September 29, 2021. Image: Saul Santos (AP)The ongoing eruption of a Canary Islands volcano...

Dramatic Photos Show Canary Islands’ Volcanic Eruption as It Nears the Sea

Photo: Daniel Roca (AP)A volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma has been erupting for more than a week. Over the weekend,...
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