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Scientists Use TNT To Predict Volcanic Explosions
2012-11-26 15:50:37

Researchers chucked some TNT into the Earth in order to study maar craters and help predict the next big eruption.

Monogenetic Volcanoes Lead Violent Lives
2012-10-03 19:23:35

A new study is shedding light on the violent lives of monogenetic volcanoes, which erupt when magma and water meet.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.