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The size of the solar system is defined by the volume of space over which the sun's influence exceeds those of other nearby stars in the Milky Way galaxy. This influence derives from two fundamental forces...
Storm-chasing for science can be exciting and stressful—we know, because we do it. It has also been essential for developing today's understanding of how tornadoes form and how they behave. In 1996 the movie "Twister" brought storm-chasing...

NASA’s Juno gives aerial views of mountain and lava lake on Io

Scientists on NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter have transformed data collected during two recent flybys of Io into animations that highlight two of the...

Iceland volcano still spewing lava, one month on

Orange lava bubbles and pops, occasionally spewing large fountains from a volcano that has been erupting for a month in Iceland, the second-longest eruption...

A collapsed Mars lava chamber seen from space

Lava tubes and chambers attract a lot of attention as potential sites for bases on the moon and Mars. They provide protection from radiation,...

Iceland volcano: Lava bursts through ground after intense earthquakes

A volcanic eruption has sent lava and smoke pouring out of the side of Mount Fagradalsfjall, near Iceland's capital Reykjavik. It comes after intense earthquake...

Indonesia’s Merapi volcano erupts, spewing ‘avalanche’ of lava

Indonesia's Mount Merapi, one of the world's most active volcanoes, erupted on Tuesday, spewing lava more than two kilometers from the crater. Dramatic images of lava pouring...

Let the lava flow! Iceland’s volcano show is a hit

In a dark auditorium in Reykjavik, bubbling orange lava flows down a slide to within inches of awe-struck visitors. The flow, contained on both sides...

‘Indescribable’: the heat and roar of Iceland’s volcano

The ground rumbles underfoot, then roars as red-orange lava fountains shoot up from the ground, the intense heat cloaking the nearby crowd awestruck by...

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