What causes a supervolcano to finally blow its top? Scientists have taken a closer look at these features, and have found that these massive magma chambers may erupt when the roof above them cracks.
Scientists have found a unique volcanic process taking place somewhere unexpected: the moon.
It turns out that major volcanic eruptions don't just have an effect on Earth's atmosphere; they also may impact the world's water. Scientists have found that volcanic eruptions affect the flow of the world's major rivers.
It turns out that the asteroid wasn't the only thing that did in the dinosaurs.
Scientists have taken a closer look at a volcanic eruption that occurred in Iceland and have found that the eruption emitted on average three times as much of a toxic gas as all European industry combined.
Earth may have undergone its first ever CT scan. Researchers have used seismic waves from large earthquakes to map the Earth's interior to better understand its volcanic processes.
Scientists may have solved the mystery of how fiery eruptions took place on our moon's surface. Researchers have discovered the volatile gas that drove the eruptions.
It's well known that large volcanic eruptions can impact the climate. Now, scientists have found that volcanic eruptions may be responsible for cooling the Earth during the early Roman period.
A volcano on the Galapagos Islands has erupted, raising concerns for the rare wildlife in the region.
Scientists may have discovered a new potential trigger for volcanic eruptions. They've found that a pressure drop associated with a structure known as a sill may actually trigger a volcanic eruption.
Over the past 15 years, a warming "hiatus" has impacted the world. Now, scientists have found out what might have caused this stall in global warming: volcanic eruptions.
Ever hear of an island of glass? A tiny Mediterranean island between Sicily and Tunisia has a remarkable past. Known as Pantelleria, scientists have found that this island was once entirely covered in a searing-hot layer of green glass.