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Mount Mayon: Philippines volcano spews out lava

“The Mount Mayon volcano in the Philippines has begun spewing out lava, after it began erupting at the weekend.”

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Natural Disasters

Dr Teresa Ubide from UQ’s School of Earth and Environmental Sciences warned of the instability of Bali’s Mount Agung volcano approximately 2 months before its eruption, citing increased frequency of tremors as evidence of rising magma.  126 more words


My Science Crimes

In keeping with this end-of-the-year theme of what GG is doing wrong, some “crimes against science,” which, as Bob Sharp defined them years ago, was doing some work of interest to the broader community and then not publishing it. 581 more words


Magnitude-6.5 quake on Indonesian island activates tsunami early warnings, prompting thousands to evacuate coastal areas

A powerful earthquake that struck the Indonesian island of Java has killed at least three people and caused damage to hundreds of buildings.

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What do volcanoes and rockets have in common?

This BBC article explains why scientists have installed tools at the famous Kennedy Space Center that are normally used to study volcanic eruptions.

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The world's youngest island

Interesting short video on BBC News.

“Scientists think Hunga Tunga Hunga Ha’apai might hold clues on where to look for life on Mars.”

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Taking photos inside an active volcano

“The photographer who lowers herself into active volcanoes

The German photographer Ulla Lohmann takes studying volcanoes to the extreme: she lowers herself into active volcanoes to take pictures.”

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