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Supervolcano Eruptions

Supervolcanoes Just Got A Little Bit Scarier

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Scientists looking for a greater understanding of what causes supervolcanoes to erupt have come to an unsettling conclusion: They can erupt spontaneou...

Super-Volcano Not To Blame For Humans' Near-Extinction, Ash Study Shows

Posted 04.30.2013 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor Published: 04/29/2013 03:04 PM EDT on LiveScience A supervolcanic eruption thought to have nearl...

When Will The Next Supervolcano Erupt?

Posted 05.31.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff: A doomsday volcanic eruption with the power to wipe out civilization may sound like the premise for a bad movie, but so-...

Ancient Supervolcano Eruptions Possibly Triggered Mass Extinctions

AFP | Charles Q. Choi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A supervolcano on the ocean floor might have spewed massive amounts of lava in a rapid amount of time, new findings that could help reveal the mysteri...