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volcanoes

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Earth now has one of solar system's biggest volcanoes

Deep in the Pacific Ocean, Tamu Massif is an inactive volcano that's as big as New Mexico and comparable to the massive Olympus Mons on Mars.

By Sep. 6, 2013

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Quadcopter captures footage of active volcano

A quadcopter enthusiast flew a DJI Phantom into an active volcano in Vanuatu, escaping with some awesome footage.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Mars crater might be remnant of an ancient supervolcano

Scientists reevaluate what they thought was a massive impact crater on Mars. It may actually have had a much more fiery past.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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Watch a volcanic eruption form a new island south of Japan

Is Atlantis currently under construction in the western Pacific? Nope, just the "ring of fire" doing what it does.

By Nov. 21, 2013

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Geology of thrones: Elaborate maps of Westeros over eons

"Game of Thrones" often feels like it's set in a real world. Feed the illusion with these fascinating geologic maps created by Stanford researchers.

By Apr. 10, 2014

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Testing airline safety with the help of a fake ash cloud

Engineers from easyJet and Airbus create an artificial ash cloud to test a sensor that could help avoid massive airspace closures after a volcanic eruption.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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To infinity and beyond! NASA's Voyager bids solar system adieu

The spacecraft, launched 36 years ago, has become the first human-made object to exit our solar system.

By Sep. 12, 2013

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Japan launches luxury Seven Stars train with $11,000 suite

This sightseeing service will wind its way through the southern island of Kyushu, stopping by huge volcanoes and relaxing hot springs.

By Oct. 11, 2013