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Scientists Find Possible Trigger For Volcanic 'Super-eruptions'
2011-10-13 03:35:17

The "super-eruption" of a major volcanic system occurs about every 100,000 years and is considered one of the most catastrophic natural events on Earth, yet scientists have long been unsure about what triggers these violent explosions.

2011-07-15 00:00:37

Magma, an innovative and visionary developer of PCI Express expansion and connectivity products, announced plans to support the all-new Thunderboltâ„¢ technology, developed by Intel® and brought to market in collaboration with Apple®.

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2011-05-26 14:45:00

A team of NASA-funded researchers has measured water from the moon that shows some parts of the lunar mantle have as much water as the Earth’s upper mantle.

2011-05-13 07:00:00

VANCOUVER, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magma Energy Corp.

2011-05-12 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New data analysis from NASA's Galileo spacecraft reveals a subsurface ocean of molten or partially molten magma beneath the surface of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io.

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2011-05-12 14:55:00

NASA said on Thursday that its Galileo spacecraft has revealed a subsurface ocean of molten, or partially molten, magma beneath the surface of Jupiter's volcanic moon Io.

2011-05-09 15:39:00

VANCOUVER, May 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Plutonic Power Corporation (PCC: TSX) and Magma Energy Corp (MXY: TSX)are pleased to announce that the Supreme Court of British Columbia has issued a final order approving the plan of arrangement (the "Arrangement") involving Plutonic and Magma. As previously announced on March 7, 2011, Magma and Plutonic have entered into an arrangement agreement whereby Magma has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Plutonic.

2011-05-02 07:30:00

VANCOUVER, May 2 /PRNewswire/ - Magma Energy Corp. (TSX: MXY) today announced that its 2011 third quarter results will be released on Thursday, May 12th , 2011 after markets close.


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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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Word of the Day
pudic
  • Easily ashamed, having a strong sense of shame; modest; chaste.
  • Of or pertaining to the external organs of generation.
The word 'pudic' comes from French pudique, from Latin pudīcus, from pudet ("it shames"). (Wiktionary)
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