Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 15:26
A dramatic volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean has created a tiny new islet in Japan`s territorial waters, officials said Thursday, the first time in decades the nation has seen the phenomenon.
Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 21:35
It is believed that more than 80% of the earth’s surface is volcanic in origin.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 08, 2013, 18:04
The picturesque Hawaiian Islands were formed by volcanic eruptions rather than internal solidification of magma as previously believed, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 03, 2013, 09:40
New images of the Red planet released by NASA suggest possible ancient supervolcanoes on Mars. The supervolcanoes are similar to the caldera that sits under Yellowstone National Park.
Last Updated: Monday, July 15, 2013, 10:58
Swarms of small earthquakes sometimes precede a volcanic eruption at such rapid succession that they create a signal called harmonic tremor, which resembles sounds made by various musical instruments.
Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 08:13
Four US airlines have cancelled dozens of flights to and from Mexico City`s international airport after the Popocatepetl volcano blew ash.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 02, 2013, 10:29
Massive earthquakes can cause far-off volcanoes to sink by as much as 15 centimetres, according to new research.
Last Updated: Friday, March 22, 2013, 10:49
Scientists believe that a set of gigantic volcanic might have eruptions resulted in the disappearance of half of earth`s species 200 million years ago.
Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 15:58
Sulphur dioxide emissions from moderate volcanoes around the world can mask some of the effects of global warming by 25 percent, a new study has found.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 15:08
Volcanic activity in the Deccan Traps near modern-day Mumbai, and not an asteroid, may have killed the dinosaurs about 65-million-years ago, according to a new study.
Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 17:23
ESA’s Venus Express have detected large changes in the sulphur dioxide content of the planet’s atmosphere, and astronomers suspect volcanic eruptions behind it.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 14:23
In a new study, scientists have blamed volcanism for a 500-year cold period referred to as the Little Ice Age.
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