The biggest eruption of Cape Verde volcano Pico do Fogo in decades has destroyed two villages and threatens a forest reserve Tuesday, officials said.
Some students on Hawaii's Big Island are getting a rare, up-close look at the lava that's disrupting where they go to school.
The destruction caused by the lava of Kilauea are grabbing the attention of the international media. Last week, footage showed this eruption claiming its first house in Pahoa and people began to question whether to try to ...
Lava that was filling the driveway of a Hawaii trash transfer station has stopped.
An international group of specialists in the field of planetary sciences has found strong evidence that lava flows on Mars may also host base and precious metals.
Lava threatening a rural Hawaii town has stopped its slow, forward advance—for now.
Jeffrey Karson, a Syracuse University geologist who recently traveled to Iceland to monitor the early stages of the eruption, says the lava field now covers more than 22 square miles (or 14,000 acres), nearly the size of ...
Smoldering lava from a slow-erupting volcano has reached within yards (several meters) of homes on Hawaii's Big Island, emergency officials said Monday as villagers braced to evacuate.
A growing lava stream threatening homes on Hawaii's Big Island is expanding as it heads toward a small rural town.
As soon as lava flows from a volcano, exposure to air and wind causes it to start to cool and harden. Rather than hardening evenly, the energy exchange tends to take place primarily at the surface. The cooling causes a crust ...