Roughly 250 million years ago, a volcano erupted for nearly a million years, ushering a mass extinction that wiped out over 90 percent of all life. Now, scientists reveal more details about what led to this cataclysmic event.
The idyllic island of Atlantis is said to have been inspired by an earth-shattering volcanic eruption that reverberated through Europe and Asia. A new research on ancient tree rings sought to settle the age-old debate over the date of this event.
A team of scientists has found a second type of volcanic plume, heavy with sulfuric acid, that may pose a greater risk than the initial plume.
This volcano has seen a lot of activity in the past few months.
Scientists say that an eruption could be sooner than we think.
The supervolcano near Naples in Italy has awakened from a long period of slumber according to scientists. It is considered to be one of the most dangerous supervolcanoes in the world.
A volcanic area in Naples, Italy is starting to show signs of reawakening.
A new study from the University of British Columbia revealed that global warming brought about by climate change may counteract the cooling effect of volcanic eruption in the next century.
A country doesn't just expand by acquiring new territory as Japan has just shared with the world. You can make new territory if you have enough volcanoes. Japanese coast guards and earthquake experts are finally going to visit an island in the waters to the far south of Tokyo that a volcanic eruption has raised.
Scientists have found a massive lake 15 kilometers beneath a dormant volcano in Bolivia. According to the researchers, the discovery could explain why and how volcanoes erupt.
The Katla eruption in 1918 produced an enormous ash cloud and halted air traffic.
Most volcanic eruptions are terrifying prospects, but for the Kilauea Volcano – which has been spewing out lava continuously for 30 years – it has become more of a tourist spectacle than anything else. Here’s why the volcano can still spell bad news for the island.
Spectacular and terrifying at the same time. The Popocatepetl volcano, the largest volcano in Mexico has come to life and has left neighboring areas fearing for theirs.
Scientists have discovered that the 1991 Mount Pinatubo eruption, the largest volcanic eruption in the late 20th century, have hid signs of sea level rise and climate change from the world.