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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


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


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


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


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


R2-D2 is PG-13: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' rated in the US

The MPAA has a bad feeling about the "sci-fi violence" of the new Star Wars film, not that it'll make any difference.

By November 26, 2015


Google Lunar XPrize update: Five teams aim for the moon in 2017

Some of the competitors have announced contracts to go to the moon, and there may be more to come. We check in with some of the leaders in Tokyo to find out who will get there first.

By October 30, 2015


Pompeiians healthy before volcanic death, CT scans reveal

The victims of Mount Vesuvius, preserved in ash for nearly 2,000 years, have been CT scanned, revealing details of their lives.

By October 7, 2015


See middleweight fighter utterly destroy the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

Turns out a champion mixed martial arts fighter armed with only his bare feet and hands can do more damage to a gadget than just about anything else. Man beats machine!

By October 1, 2015


3D-printable ice house could be our home on Mars

NASA's 3D Printed Habitat Challenge has come to an end, with the top prize going to a conical house that would be made of ice.

By September 29, 2015