40 Years Ago, Mount St. Helens Blew its Top Off

One day, my Grade Nine science class got way more interesting. Suddenly, volcanoes weren't just something in textbooks. Though I…

1 year ago

Anak Krakatau Erupted a Few Days Ago. Here’s What it Looked Like From Space

In between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra lies the Sunda Strait. And in the Sunda Strait lies the…

1 year ago

Eruption of the Raikoke Volcano, Seen From Space

The Raikoke Volcano, dormant for a very long time, has awoken from its slumber. The volcanic island is in the…

2 years ago

What About a Mission to Titan?

Europa is fine and all, but where we really need to go is Saturn's moon Titan. Let's look at some…

5 years ago

How Do Volcanoes Erupt?

Volcanic eruptions are driven by a combination of mechanisms, which include pressure and heat in the Earth's mantle, as well…

5 years ago

What is the Difference Between Lava and Magma?

The difference between lava and magma, which is rather important when it comes to volcanic activity and geology, is just…

5 years ago

What Are The Benefits Of Volcanoes?

Despite being an incredibly powerful and destructive force of nature, volcanoes actually have a number of positive effects

6 years ago

Mountains: How Are They Formed?

Mountains are formed by geological and tectonic forces, resulting in massive formations that are amazing and awe-inspiring.

6 years ago

What Are The Different Parts Of A Volcano?

Volcanoes are one of the most impressive and powerful forces of nature, consisting of many different parts that serve different…

6 years ago

Why Was September’s Lunar Eclipse So Dark?

First off, a huge¬†thank you to everyone who made and sent their¬†Danjon scale estimate of the totally-eclipsed Moon's brightness to…

6 years ago