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Papua New Guinea volcano erupts sending residents fleeing  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
Papua New Guinea's volatile Ulawun volcano—designated one of the world's most hazardous—erupted Wednesday, spewing lava high in the air and sending residents fleeing. more
Volcano Raikoke spits ash over Bering Sea  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
An unexpected and powerful eruption started at Raikoke volcano in the Kuril Islands on 21 June 2019. This image, which was captured on 22 June, shows the brown ash plumes rising high above the... more
Santorini volcano, a new terrestrial analogue of Mars  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The Greek island of Santorini is now one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, but 3,600 years ago it suffered one of the largest volcanic eruptions in recorded history.... more
We probed Santorini's volcano with sound to learn what's going on beneath the surface  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
The island of Santorini in the Mediterranean has attracted people for millennia. Today, it feels magical to watch the sun... more
Raikoke spits ash  ESA · 2 days
The Copernicus Sentinel-3 mission captured the unexpected ash plumes of the Raikoke volcano erupting more
Earthquake swarms reveal missing piece of tectonic plate-volcano puzzle  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Deep under the ocean bed, a sinking tectonic plate causes a "swarm" of earthquakes, feeding molten rock into newly forming volcanoes, new research has discovered. more
Is a long-dormant Russian volcano waking up? It’s complicated  SCIENCE-NEWS · 1 week
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Viewing the volcanoes of Bali—from orbit  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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We probed Santorini's volcano with sound to learn what's going on beneath the surface