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New explanation for Hawaiian hot spot

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists in the US have suggested that volcanic activity in Hawaii could be fed by a giant hot rock pool 1,000 kilometers west of the islands and in the Earth’s mantle, rather than ...

May 27, 2011 report
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Iceland volcano eruption all but over: experts

The eruption of Iceland's Grimsvoetn volcano has tailed off and its ash plume has almost disappeared, experts and officials said on Wednesday, refusing though to declare the flight-disrupting incident closed.

May 25, 2011
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Satellites monitor Icelandic ash plume

(PhysOrg.com) -- As Iceland's Grímsvötn volcano spews ash high into the atmosphere, satellite observations are providing essential information to advisory centres assessing the possible hazards to ...

May 24, 2011
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Scientists' work improves odds of finding diamonds

While prospectors and geologists have been successful in finding diamonds through diligent searching, one University of Houston professor and his team's work could help improve the odds by focusing future searches in particular ...

Jul 14, 2010
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Invisible Oil Plume Detected in Gulf Waters

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers aboard the University of South Florida’s R/V Weatherbird II conducting experiments in a previously unexplored region of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have discovered what initial tests show ...

May 27, 2010
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