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NASA's plan to bring samples from Mars back to Earth is on hold until there's a faster, cheaper way, space agency officials said Monday. Retrieving Mars soil and rocks has been on NASA's to-do list for decades,...
According to a research team led by paleontologists from the University of Vienna, the net-like leaf veining typical for today's flowering plants developed much earlier than previously thought, but died out again several times. Using new...

Volcano on uninhabited Galapagos island erupts, sends lava flowing to sea

A volcano on an uninhabited island in the Galapagos has begun erupting, lighting up the nighttime sky as lava tumbled down its sides toward...

Iceland volcano erupts for second time this year with lava close to power plant

A volcano in Iceland has erupted for the second time this year and the third time since December, pumping lava up to 80 metres...

Volcano eruption in Iceland, volcanologist warns: This could continue for several centuries

Volcanologist Dr Evgenia Ilyinskaya, of the University of Leeds, has told the BBC that images coming out of Iceland "are very difficult to believe,...

Indonesian volcano erupts for second time in just over a month

Indonesia’s Marapi volcano has erupted for the second time in weeks, the country’s geological agency said Sunday. According to the Ministry of Energy and Mineral...

Iceland volcano eruption: Drone footage shows scale of disaster as houses are set on fire and jets of lava spray

Drone footage has captured the moment lava flowed into a fishing town and set fire to houses after a volcano erupted in southern Iceland. The...

Volcano erupts in Iceland, sending lava into fishing town

A volcano has erupted in Iceland, sending molten lava flows to the outskirts of a small fishing town and engulfing homes. At least three houses...

Mapping magma chambers under the Hunga volcano before and after the 2022 eruption

A small team of geologists, volcanologists and Earth scientists from the Carnegie Institution for Science, Earth and Planets Laboratory, in the U.S., the GNS...

Volcanic eruption lights up Iceland after weeks of earthquake warnings—a geologist explains what’s happening

Lava erupted through a fissure in Iceland's Reykjanes Peninsula on Dec. 18, 2023, shooting almost 100 feet (30 meters) in the air in its...

How long will the volcanic eruption in Iceland last? What expert says

The signs started appearing in early November, and people waited anxiously as earthquakes and ground swells indicated a volcanic eruption near Grindavik, Iceland, was...

Why does Iceland have so many volcanoes?

Iceland experiences frequent volcanic activity due to its location on the Mid Atlantic Ridge in the North Atlantic Ocean. This area is where the major...

Iceland volcano: As Reykjanes peninsula erupts after weeks of activity, what is happening under the surface?

Iceland has been forged by the heat of the Earth's core. The molten rock that sat 800 metres below the fishing village of Grindavik has...

A volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island is sacred to spiritual practitioners and treasured by astronomers

Shane Palacat-Nelsen's voice drops to a reverent tone as he tells the story of the snow goddess Poliahu who Native Hawaiians believe inhabits the...

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