Australian scientists film rare eruption of volcano

The scientists filmed the volcanic event by chance while aboard research vessel "Investigator" studying the fringe of Antarctica`s Heard Island.

Feb 01, 2016, 13:17 PM IST

Japan's Mt Aso erupts, spews smoke 700 metres into air

Monday's eruption marked the first time Mt. Aso had erupted since October 23, with the latest eruption sending plumes of smoke about 700 metres above the first crater of Mt. Nakadake, which is one of the five peaks comprising the volcano.

Dec 07, 2015, 11:16 AM IST
Watch: NASA's SDO captures swirling magnetic loops on the sun!

Watch: NASA's SDO captures swirling magnetic loops on the sun!

This video was taken by NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory on November 11-12, 2015. 

Nov 19, 2015, 20:47 PM IST

Cotopaxi volcano threatens more than 300,000 Ecuadorans

Nearly 325,000 people could be affected by an eruption of Cotopaxi, the volcano looming beyond the Ecuadoran capital of Quito, officials said Monday.

Aug 18, 2015, 01:53 AM IST
Caribbean on alert over underwater volcano activity

Caribbean on alert over underwater volcano activity

The Seismic Research Center of the University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago issued an alert about elevated activity at Kick 'em-Jenny, an underwater volcano located near Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Jul 24, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Mt. Asama appears to have had small eruption: Weather agency

Asama, a volcano about 140 kilometers northwest of Tokyo and surrounded by major tourist spots, appears to have had a small eruption today morning, the Japanese weather agency has said.

Jun 16, 2015, 18:09 PM IST
Volcano erupts on Galapagos island with world's only pink iguanas

Volcano erupts on Galapagos island with world's only pink iguanas

The Wolf volcano is erupting on Isabela Island in the Galapagos Islands, home to the world's only population of pink land iguanas, the management of Galapagos National Park said.

May 26, 2015, 09:24 AM IST
Scientists watching Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano for new eruption

Scientists watching Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano for new eruption

Scientists are closely watching a volcano on Hawaii`s Big Island for a possible eruption after volatile changes in the level of a lake of lava on its summit and a series of earthquakes, the US Geological Survey said on Monday. 

May 19, 2015, 09:06 AM IST

Iceland: Volcanic eruption blast lava high in the air

Volcanic eruption in southeast Iceland fountained lava nearly 200 feet into the air.

Sep 03, 2014, 13:33 PM IST

Stunning NASA video shows gigantic sun eruption

NASA`s sun-observing IRIS spacecraft has captured its first stunning close-up of a colossal coronal mass ejection (CME) erupting from the sun.

Jun 01, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

Satellites can tell if a volcano will erupt

Satellite imagery can be used to predict which volcanoes are most likely to erupt, scientists have found.

Apr 20, 2014, 16:53 PM IST

Dormant volcanoes can become active quickly

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.

Feb 17, 2014, 11:54 AM IST

Volcanoes set their own rules for eruption

In ground breaking work, researchers have unearthed why small and giant volcanoes have different frequency and magnitude while erupting.

Jan 06, 2014, 15:22 PM IST

US scientists predict eruption of undersea volcano

US scientists said they have for the first time successfully predicted the eruption of one of the world`s most active undersea volcanoes off the coast of the western state of Oregon.

Aug 10, 2011, 11:37 AM IST

Volcano erupts in central Indonesia

An Indonesian volcano spit lava
and smoke thousands of feet into the air, sending
panicked residents fleeing down its slopes.

Jul 15, 2011, 09:44 AM IST

Iceland`s Grimsvoetn volcano eruption over: Geologist

The eruption had raised fears of a repeat of the air
travel chaos.

May 30, 2011, 23:45 PM IST

Iceland volcano producing mostly steam

The eruption forced cancellations in flights in Scotland, England, Germany and Scandinavia.

May 26, 2011, 17:33 PM IST

Clashes erupt in Croatian anti-government protests

The demonstrators demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Jadranka Kosor.

Feb 27, 2011, 12:24 PM IST

Volcano in Japan erupts for 6th time since last week

A volcano in southwestern
Japan erupted early Wednesday, the sixth eruption since last

Feb 02, 2011, 13:28 PM IST

Yellowstone super-volcano eruption could happen

Two-thirds of the US could become uninhabitable as toxic air sweeps through it.

Jan 25, 2011, 19:03 PM IST