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What happens under the Yellowstone volcano?

Yellowstone National Park in the USA, with its geysers and hot springs, is a major attraction for tourists. However, especially in times of little news, the media often focuses on the Yellowstone supervolcano, which last ...

Ancient volcanoes reveal Earth's recycled crust

Ancient volcanoes dating back billions of years could provide new insights into how the Earth's surface is recycled, according to scientists at the University of St Andrews.

Geochemists measure new composition of Earth's mantle

What is the chemical composition of the Earth's interior? Because it is impossible to drill more than about ten kilometres deep into the Earth, volcanic rocks formed by melting Earth's deep interior often provide such information. ...

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