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Yellowstone Supervolcano

Massive Magma Chamber Discovered Under Yellowstone

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.29.2015 | Science

The giant "supervolcano" that lies beneath Yellowstone National Park is hiding a deep secret: a massive chamber containing enough hot, partly molten r...

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...

Study: Yellowstone Magma Much Bigger Than Thought

AP | MATT VOLZ | Posted 12.18.2013 | Green

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The hot molten rock beneath Yellowstone National Park is 2 ½ times larger than previously estimated, meaning the park's superv...

Will This U.S. Volcano Erupt During Our Lives?

Posted 06.04.2012 | Green

By Natalie Wolchover, Life's Little Mysteries Staff Writer: In this weekly series, Life's Little Mysteries provides expert answers to challenging q...

What Really Caused Massive Ancient Eruptions

Posted 02.16.2012 | Green

By Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor: Ancient giant eruptions in the Pacific Northwest may actually have been caused by the tearing of ...

PHOTOS: Going With The (Pyroclastic) Flow On A Volcano Vacation

JustLuxe | Posted 12.24.2011 | Travel
JustLuxe

The volcanic eruption is perhaps the only category of natural disaster that has major tourist appeal.

'Supervolcano' May Be Larger Than Previously Thought

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 06.13.2011 | Green

It's kind of a scary thought to consider the possibility that a 'supervolcano' could be even bigger than scientists initially believed. The volcani...