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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 March 17, 2014

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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

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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 September 6, 2013

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Lonely Planet offers free iPhone city guides for volcano victims

A bunch of the Lonely Planet guides for the iPhone are free until Thursday in a bid to help travellers trapped in ashy boredom on the Continent

By April 20, 2010

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Technology vs the volcano: iPad, silver lining, anywhere you go

As the Eyjafjallajökull volcano continues to cause travel misery, plucky travellers are turning to the Web, Skype and even their iPad -- in some cases to get married and run countries

By April 20, 2010

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Eyjafjallajökull volcano erupts on to the Web

The Eyjafjallajökull volcano may be causing misery for travellers, but it looks pretty from space. We round up some of the Web sites showing some lava love

By April 16, 2010

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Explosive deep-ocean volcano (photos)

Scientists funded by NOAA and the NSF explore and analyze volcanoes erupting at 4,000 feet deep in the Pacific Ocean.

10 Images December 18, 2009

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Space-rugged robot put to volcano test

Scarab to prove it can collect samples and data in extreme terrain and darkness with little communication.

By October 14, 2008

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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 October 23, 2013