This is one of the most exciting volcanic areas in the world.
They’re the schist.
It’s a mix of surprisingly old and surprisingly modern.
A giant mystery has been solved.
We’ll learn more about our own home in the process, things that we never could here on Earth.
The theory shows that as long as Earth’s interior stays hot, it should avoid this fate.
Impossible means nothing if you’re a geologist.
Even though the isle was studied extensively, the structures were buried beneath a murky swamp which likely dissuaded previous efforts.
It’s not heat, but low pressure that drives this boiling.
It’s as old as we can possibly find.
It’s not even at retirement age yet.
We don’t know whether Mars held life… but there’s certainly a lot of potential.
Let’s talk some mountains.
Can’t have a devastating water wave without water!
Geologists have made a shocking discovery in a crystal-rich cave in Mexico.
It was adorable, but also terrifying.
A stunning app put together by Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Project.
It might be a good thing… but we’re not sure yet.