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2013-01-11 05:03:46

The Melbourne Area Association of Realtors® (MAAR) has signed an agreement to become the 16th Shareholder of My Florida Regional MLS (MFRMLS).

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.

Death Valley Crater May Have Future Big Bang Potential
2012-01-24 10:22:17

In California's Death Valley, death is looking just a bit closer. Geologists have determined that the half-mile-wide Ubehebe Crater, formed by a prehistoric volcanic explosion, was created far more recently than previously thought—and that conditions for a sequel may exist today.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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