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Eruption Update: Quake Swarms Hit Iceland, Japan Rumbles

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 12:45pm

A new earthquake swarm started off the coast of Iceland, the radius around a Japanese volcano has been evacuated, and the Fuego volcano in Guatemala has a plume more than three miles high!

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Are There Active Volcanoes on Venus?

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 3:34pm

Venus looks to be joining Earth and Io as the only planet's with active volcanoes.

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A Restless Volcano Puts Ecuador on Edge Once More

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:25pm

Cotopaxi's unrest has stoked fears that its first eruption in 75 years could be brewing.

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Eruption Update: Japan, Philippines, and Indonesia

Tue, 06/16/2015 - 12:34pm

The increasingly growing dome on Sinabung continues to periodically collapse, forming dangerous pyroclastic flows.

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Summer of Volcanoes: What Is Bimodal Volcanism?

Wed, 06/10/2015 - 11:35am

To kick off the Summer of Volcanoes, I explore why some volcanoes only erupt two kinds of lava.

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