Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 16:05
NASA`s sun-observing IRIS spacecraft has captured its first stunning close-up of a colossal coronal mass ejection (CME) erupting from the sun.
Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 17:00
A Curtin University researcher has revealed that Australia`s deadly eruptions, which occurred over 510 million years ago, were the significant reason behind the climate change that caused history`s first known mass extinction.
Last Updated: Monday, May 05, 2014, 16:43
Scientists are working on a new method that can predict volcanic eruption behaviour to help prevent disasters more effectively.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 16:53
Satellite imagery can be used to predict which volcanoes are most likely to erupt, scientists have found.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 11:54
Researchers suggest that the magma sitting 4-5 kilometers beneath the surface of Oregon`s Mount Hood has been stored in near-solid conditions for thousands of years.
Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 17:39
More than 76,000 people fled their homes and flights were grounded across most of Indonesia`s densely populated island of Java on Friday after a volcanic eruption sent a huge plume of ash and sand 17 km (10 miles) into the air.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 17:28
Crew aboard the International Space Station (ISS) got a rare image of the Sarychev volcano as it erupted June 12, 2009.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 22:23
Fourteen people, including four schoolchildren, were killed on Saturday after they were engulfed in scorching ash clouds spat out by Indonesia`s Mount Sinabung in its biggest eruption in recent days, officials said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 12:58
ESA/NASA Solar and Heliospheric Observatory ( SOHO) has captured images of a coronal mass ejection or CME erupting away from the sun on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 19:19
As they prepare to erupt, volcanoes shift their base, says an interesting study that paves the way for volcanologists to forecast future eruptions.
Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 15:22
In ground breaking work, researchers have unearthed why small and giant volcanoes have different frequency and magnitude while erupting.
Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 11:36
Researchers have suggested that the risk of eruption of a "supervolcano", hundreds times more powerful than conventional volcanoes -have potential to wipe out civilization - is more likely than believed earlier.
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