Volcanic


Volcanic Activity on Mercury Stopped 3.5 Billion Years Ago

Volcanic Activity on Mercury Stopped 3.5 Billion Years Ago

New research provides more insight into the geological history of the smallest planet in our solar system....

Aug 7 2016, 10:32am CDT

Fluctuating Atmosphere of Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io Revealed

Fluctuating Atmosphere of Jupiter's Volcanic Moon Io Revealed

Jupiter's volcanic moon Io has a thin atmosphere that collapses in the shadow of the planet condensing as ice, say NASA-funded...

Aug 3 2016, 12:00am CDT

Volcanic Eruptions in India Linked to Dinosaur Extinction

Volcanic Eruptions in India Linked to Dinosaur Extinction

Combined impacts of volcanic eruptions in India and an asteroid impact in Mexico brought about one of the Earth's biggest mas...

Jul 7 2016, 3:09am CDT

Alaska Researchers Say Distant Volcanic Roars can Help Detect Volcanic Eruptions

Alaska Researchers Say Distant Volcanic Roars can Help Detect Volcanic Eruptions

Low frequency acoustic waves can help detect, locate and monitor volcanic eruptions...

Apr 5 2016, 9:23am CDT

Volcanic Activity may have Shifted Axis of Moon 3 Billion Years Ago

Volcanic Activity may have Shifted Axis of Moon 3 Billion Years Ago

New research suggests thatthat Moon orbiting our Earth shifted from its original axis billions of years ago....

Mar 24 2016, 2:55am CDT

Chinese Rover Finds New Volcanic Moon Rocks

Chinese Rover Finds New Volcanic Moon Rocks

A Chinese rover is currently engaged in the analysis of lunar rocks....

Dec 23 2015, 10:33am CST

Chinese Rover Discovers New Volcanic Rocks on Moon

Chinese Rover Discovers New Kind of Volcanic Rocks on Moon

Chinese Chang'e-3 touched down relatively fresh northern part of Imbrium basin in 2013...

Dec 23 2015, 3:13am CST

Where Did Earth’s Water Came From?  Volcanic Rocks Unlock the Mystery

Where Did Earth’s Water Come From? Volcanic Rocks Unlock the Mystery

Water was present when the Earth was formed. It did not arrive via any asteroid or comet....

Nov 13 2015, 8:11pm CST

Strange Volcanic Formation Found Near Lunar South Pole

Mafic Lunar Mound Formed by Strange Volcanic Process Found on Moon

A very strange volcanic formation has been found on the southern polar region of the moon. It has been identified and investiga...

Oct 16 2015, 7:12am CDT

Volcanic Eruptions Said To Impact on Water Available Across Major Rivers

Volcanic Eruptions Said To Impact Have on Water Available Across Major Rivers

New study gives scientists insight into how big volcanic eruptions impact rainfall and affect water flow in regional rivers....

Oct 6 2015, 10:09am CDT