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Magma power for geothermal energy?

When a team of scientists drilling near an Icelandic volcano hit magma in 2009, they had to abandon their planned experiments on geothermal energy. But the mishap could point the way to an alternative source of geothermal ...

Feb 17, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 4

More deep-sea vents discovered

Scientists aboard the Royal Research Ship James Cook have discovered a new set of deep-sea volcanic vents in the chilly waters of the Southern Ocean. The discovery is the fourth made by the research team ...

Feb 14, 2011 4.8 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast

Mount Etna bursts into life

(PhysOrg.com) -- Europe's largest active volcano, Mount Etna on the Italian island of Sicily, erupted briefly yesterday sending flames and ash hundreds of metres into the air.

Jan 13, 2011 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Hot stuff: Magma at shallow depth under Hawaii

Ohio State University researchers have found a new way to gauge the depth of the magma chamber that forms the Hawaiian Island volcanic chain, and determined that the magma lies much closer to the surface than previously thought.

Dec 13, 2010 4.6 / 5 (5) 0 | with audio podcast