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Earth is no longer the only planet with confirmed geological activity

Earth is no longer the only planet with confirmed geological activity And now, brand new insights into Mercury have confirmed Earth isn’t even the only geologically active planet.It’s not surprising that planets in general would have this attribute, but for Mercury scientists it is a surprise.

The supervolcano that may have killed off Europe's Neanderthals is stirring again

The supervolcano that may have killed off Europe's Neanderthals is stirring again The Phlegraean Fields (Italian: Campi Flegrei) are a series of craters and volcanic areas located near Naples, Italy.Like the Yellowstone caldera in the United States, the Phlegraean Fields have previously demonstrated a capacity for titanic eruptions.

A volcano just erupted in Europe and the footage is amazing

A volcano just erupted in Europe and the footage is amazing Italy's Mount Etna volcano first became active on Jan.At 10,900 feet high, Mount Etna is Europe's largest active volcano.

TV crew capture wild footage of an erupting volcano while running for cover

TV crew capture wild footage of an erupting volcano while running for cover A BBC television crew, and some tourists, are fortunate to only walk away with minor injuries after a volcano eruption on Mount Etna in Italy on Thursday.Frightening footage released by the volcano-monitoring crew shows just how dramatic the encounter was.

The Hunt for Undiscovered Drugs at the Bottom of the Sea

The Hunt for Undiscovered Drugs at the Bottom of the Sea These samples could potentially yield new pharmaceutical compounds—and in turn, new chemical cures and desperately needed antibiotics that are yet undiscovered.“It was another world,” McPhail said, “with incredible sulfide spires and formations.

Drone footage of an active volcano in Italy looks straight out of Mordor

Drone footage of an active volcano in Italy looks straight out of Mordor Renewed eruption activity in late March sent rivers of fiery red rock spewing down the Sicilian volcano.Cory Turner, a U.

We're about to try to hack the Earth's climate. What could go wrong?

We're about to try to hack the Earth's climate. What could go wrong? On April 15, the largest mainstream geoengineering program to date officially kicked off at Harvard University.If the particles can prevent some solar radiation from entering Earth's atmosphere, they could help cool the climate.