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World's longest chain of continental volcanoes found hidden in Australia

A newly discovered chain of continental volcanoes runs for over 2,000 kilometres up the eastern side of Australia.

By September 14, 2015


New map tracks the boiling hot rock feeding Earth's volcanoes

Plumes of scalding rock in the Earth's mantle are found to come from two gigantic blobs of hot rock deep inside our planet, thanks to an innovative simulation technique.

By September 11, 2015


Sharks filmed living in active underwater volcano

When a National Geographic team drops a camera through the ash plume of a submarine volcano, they get some surprise visitors.

By July 10, 2015


NASA VolcanoBot goes where no human dares to tread

NASA's VolcanoBot is a brave little machine on wheels that doesn't mind diving into fissures and lava tubes for science.

By January 8, 2015


NASA: Those moon volcanoes kept on cranking

New discoveries about volcanic activity on the moon may "rewrite the textbooks," according to space researchers.

By October 13, 2014


Drone. Camera. Erupting volcano. Need we say more?

Drone maker DJI has launched a video series called "DJI Feats" to show off its quadcopters. The first stop? Bardabunga Volcano in Iceland.

By October 3, 2014


Tomorrow Daily 048: An almost indestructible robot, a robo-couch, volcano selfies, and more

On today's show, a soft robot that can withstand extremes like snow, fire, wind, and water; students in Australia create a robotic couch; and adventurer George Kourounis descends into a volcano for the selfie of a lifetime.

By September 8, 2014


What's your most coveted 'extreme selfie' location?

Adventurer and explorer George Kourounis snapped a self-portrait at the bottom of Marum Crater, a volcanic location so inhospitable, it's possible fewer people have been there than have been to the moon. Where would you want to go if you could snap a selfie anywhere?

By September 8, 2014


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 March 17, 2014


Drilling surprise opens door to volcano-powered electricity

Can enormous heat deep in the earth be harnessed to provide energy for us on the surface?

By January 29, 2014