Scientists say they've discovered a magma buildup near a New Zealand town that explains a spate of recent earthquakes and could signal the beginnings of a new volcano—although they're not expecting an eruption anytime soon.
Tanzania's Ol Doinyo Lengai is unique for two reasons: It's the only active volcano that erupts natroncarbonatite lava, and it's within a region where the Earth's surface is just beginning to rift apart.
Two new lava flows have broken out at Hawaii's Kilauea volcano, but neither is threatening nearby communities.
Australia is an old and stable continent with not many geological risks such as major earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. At least that is what most people think.
Mountains aren't the first thing that hit you when you look at images of Jupiter's innermost moon, Io. But once you absorb the fact that the moon is slathered in sulfurous lava erupted from 400 active volcanoes, you might ...
A remote Alaska Volcano that erupted in March is again showing signs of life.
A study by Denise Tang, who graduates with a PhD in Geology next week, investigated the evolution of ancient explosive volcanoes in Hong Kong that were active between 164 and 140 million years ago.
Scientists from the Division of Planetary Sciences and Remote Sensing in the Institute of Geological Sciences at Freie Universität Berlin have succeeded in creating a model simulating the formation of mysterious structures ...
Volcanoes erupted beneath an ice sheet on Mars billions of years ago, far from any ice sheet on the Red Planet today, new evidence from NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter suggests.