volcano

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…

5 months 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…

6 months 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…

1 year 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…

4 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…

4 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…

4 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

5 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.

5 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…

5 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…

5 years ago