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lava

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Part of Pluto is essentially a giant icy lava lamp -- with a space slug

Pluto is getting its groove on '60s-style with a stretch of icy plain filled with dramatically pitted surface formations.

By January 8, 2016

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Learn how to make lava in the comfort of your own home

An artist and a geologist team up to create a homemade volcano that produces molten lava -- in the name of art, science and being totally frickin' awesome.

By June 26, 2015

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Pouring hot liquid metal into a lava lamp gets cool results

The question isn't why you would pour molten aluminum into a lava lamp. The question is why WOULDN'T you pour molten aluminum into a lava lamp?

By June 2, 2015

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Ferrofluid makes the lava lamp cool again

A new desk lamp is taking over from the lava lamp -- by replacing the boring old wax lava with interactive magnetic fluid.

By March 2, 2015

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Another Mars mystery: What's that circular 'island' in its lava flows?

Scientists are studying a fascinating image of an unusual circular formation on Mars and trying to work out how it got there.

By December 4, 2014

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Scientists catch rare footage of icy volcano erupting

Active volcano Big Ben on a sub-Antarctic island has been viewed and captured in a rare direct observation of the event.

By February 3, 2016

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Is Pluto home to nuclear-powered ice volcanoes?

New Images from NASA's New Horizons mission show what could be tall craters erupting not with lava, but with ice warmed by radioactivity.

By November 9, 2015

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Singing robot stars in new opera production, Ep. 209

This week on Crave, we learn how to make lava at home. News flash, it's not safe. A robot named Myon spent two years preparing for the role of its lifetime in a Berlin opera. Plus, watch an F-16 fighter jet blast a drone out of the sky.

By July 2, 2015

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Vote now: What are those bright spots on the surface of Ceres?

Scientists and astronomers are still guessing about the bright spots of light found on the dwarf planet of Ceres. Join the crowd voting on what you think the spots might be -- ice, lava, lost cities, just camera artifacts...?

By May 26, 2015

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'Tournament: Earth' showcases thought-provoking shots from space

Whether it's a massive wind farm dotting an otherwise empty ocean or fresh lava doing battle with a huge ice cap, NASA's Earth Observatory has captured some remarkable views of our planet.

By March 24, 2015