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2013-11-04 23:25:18

San Diego-Based Developer of Computer Expansion Products Supports Independent Filmmakers San Diego, Calif (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Magma, a developer

2013-10-17 23:27:44

Company’s latest Thunderbolt capable expansion solution to make its public debut in the AVID Partners Pavilion at the Audio Engineers Society Convention in New York City. San

Scientists Look At Supervolcano Life Cycle In Whole New Way
2013-10-11 14:49:13

Studies of zircon in Yellowstone rocks are giving scientists a whole new look at the life cycle of supervolcanoes.

New Evidence Gives New Life To ‘Percolation’ Theory For Earth’s Core
2013-10-08 17:23:32

Scientists writing in the journal Nature Geoscience say that a similar process to that which allows water to yank oils from ground coffee in order to make a cup of joe in the morning, could be how the Earth's core formed.

2013-10-02 23:01:20

Company to Give a “People’s Choice Award” for Best Short Film in the “Mind Games” Category During the Festival Based on Online Voting San Diego, CA

2013-09-30 23:37:07

Magma executives herald the coming of a new product line designed especially to offer more computing power and capacity for the demanding creative markets. San

2013-09-12 23:24:10

Former president, Randy Jones, to remain as chief executive officer San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 Magma, a developer of high performance expansion

2013-09-05 23:23:51

Magma provides a seamless solution for using AJA KONA cards with Thunderbolt-equipped computers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Magma today

Eruptions Not Always Imminent From Slow Magma
2013-08-20 04:41:19

A new modeling study from the University of Washington reveals reservoirs of silica-rich magma of the sort that causes the most explosive volcanic eruptions can persist for hundreds of thousands of years in the Earth’s upper crust without triggering an eruption.

Improved Eruption Forecasts May Come Via Costa Rican Volcano Study
2013-08-01 07:54:55

A new study, led by Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, suggests the 1960's eruption of Costa Rica's largest stratovolcano was triggered by magma rising from the mantle over a few short months, rather than thousands of years or more, as many scientists have thought.


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2005-05-25 18:34:42

Scoria is a term used by geologists to describe an igneous rock containing many gas bubbles, or vesicules. Scoria forms when magma rich in dissolved gases is vented. As the magma encounters lower pressures, the gasses are able to escape and form bubbles. These bubbles are trapped when the magma cools and solidifies. Volcanic cones of scoria can be left behind after eruptions, usually forming mountains with a crater at the summit. An example is Mount Wellington, Auckland in New Zealand....

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