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Yellowstone Volcano

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...

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...

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-...

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 ...