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Earth's heartbeat

Molten rock pulses deep inside Earth, and WA scientists are studying it to help us to understand volcanic activity around the world.

dateNov 14, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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Magma chambers have a sponge-like structure

ETH researchers show that magma chambers under supervolcanoes are more like soggy sponges than reservoirs of molten rock. Before a volcano of this kind erupts, such mush must slowly be reactivated by heat input following ...

dateOct 05, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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