During its orbit, NASA’s Dawn spacecraft spotted what is likely to be an inactive volcano on the surface of dwarf planet Ceres. This planet is also the largest object found between Jupiter and Mars. What is it about the volcano on the dwarf planet that makes the discovery surprising?
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.
A new study revealed that the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo in 1991 has masked the acceleration of sea level rise.
Mount Masaya, an active volcano in Nicaragua, will be connected to the Internet to monitor its activities and predict an eruption.
There's a change the 'big island' will get bigger in few more years. Rcords show that a new vent opened in the eastern flank of the Kilauea volcano, prompting the lava to run down the southern side of the volcano, reaching the ocean.
A smiling erupting volcano was filmed in Hawaii and is now trending on the Internet.
Late last week, a helicopter tour company named Paradise Helicopters captured the sight of the volcano smiling over-80-foot-deep crater during an ongoing eruption.
The record-breaking mega-eruption that lasted for 180 days has produced a rare caldera collapse, a geological phenomenon that happens only for a number of times in a century.
A waking volcano on the outskirts of Rome has the potential to erupt as violently as Mt. Vesuvius, the volcano that destroyed Pompeii.
Experts fear that one of the world's largest penguin colonies may be buried under ash from Mount Curry's eruption.
Residents living in a small village in south of Tokyo are all living in danger atop an active volcano.
The science of volcanic prediction just got a boost with news that a "quiet period" offers a strong hint that an eruption is about to happen.
Hawaii's Mount Kilauea is one of the most active volcanoes on the island and in the world. Its Puu Oo vent has one of most long-lived eruptions in the Earth--more than 30 years--and its lava continues to take over the island and create new coastlines.