A recent Facebook post about lava shooting out of a geyser in Yellowstone National Park has gone viral. Sorry folks, this didn't happen.
Amazing Nighttime Footage of Wolf Volcano Spewing Lava into Sea (Video)
Courtesy of Galapagos National Park Yesterday the Galapagos National Park Directorate released this spectacular nighttime footage of Wolf Volcano, which began erupting on May 25th. The volcano, which last erupted 33 years ago, is on the northern tip of Isabela Island, the largest in the archipelago. The nearest town, Puerto Vilamil, is 70 miles to the south and isn't in any danger. The eruption isn't expected…
Mount Etna erupts, injuring 10 and spewing lava hundreds of feet high
Mount Etna, Europe's largest active volcano, erupted for the second time in a month this week, spewing lava hundreds of feet into the air above Sicily. A later blast, caused by magma hitting snow, injured at least 10 people, news outlets reported.
New Zealand volcano violently spewed rocks days before blast
At least five people died in the volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island — a private moon-like island visited by 10,000 tourists each year. Now, geologist James Siddorn has shared …
Rare lava lake discovered on top of a remote sub-Antarctic volcano
The lave lake lies atop Mount Michael on the remote Saunders Island, which is located in the South Atlantic Ocean, around 1,000 miles north of the eastern edge of the Weddell Sea.
See how Yosemite 'firefall' makes waterfall glow like lava
This rare natural phenomenon makes El Capitan shimmer as if it were an erupting volcano.
Volcano Vista football coach must sit out first half on Friday
For Volcano Vista's biggest football game of the season, the Hawks will be without their head coach for half the game. The Journal learned Wednesday afternoon that Chad Wallin, Volcano Vista's longtime and only head…
What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that creates giant clouds of acid and fine glass.
Hawaii volcano could blow its top soon, hurl rocks and ash
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii volcano is threatening to blow its top in coming days or weeks after sputtering lava for a week, forcing about 2,000 people to evacuate,
At least 7 killed, 20 hurt by erupting volcano in Guatemala
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - One of Central America's most active volcanos erupted in fiery explosions of ash and molten rock Sunday, killing at least seven people and injuring 20 while a towering cloud of smoke blanketed nearby villages in heavy ash. An undetermined number were missing, and authorities feared the toll could rise Guatemala's Volcan de Fuego, Spanish for "volcano of fire," exploded shortly before noon…
Letter: Why give Lindgren a platform to spew his hate?
Why would a reputable newspaper choose to publish an author who spews hate and disdain on a regular basis? Jon Lindgren, who labels himself a "free thinker" greets us nearly every day with a new offensive diatribe attacking Christianity. I don't hear him attacking the other religions, so I...
What is Vog? Hazardous pollutant seen spewing out from Hawaii’s volcano other than lava
It has been more than three weeks that the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island is hotting out lava, ash in the sky. The ash cloud can be seen from miles away. However, along with the molte…
At the Library: Teens can learn to make lava lamps
FAIRFIELD — The Fairfield Civic Center Library will host a lava lamp experiment for tweens and teens from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday. Children and teens ages 11 to 18 will get the chance to learn how to create a homemade lava lamp with safe and simple ingredients. They will also get to take their lava
Silence reigns as sewage spews into Puget Sound. Here’s why.
There has been little response from environmentalists since the region’s largest wastewater-treatment plant was disabled in a catastrophic flood last month, though it continues to send tons of waste into Puget Sound.
Video: Plane engine spews fire, smoke before emergency landing at LAX
Wild video shows flames spouting from the engine of a Philippines Airlines flight less than half an hour before it was forced to make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport Thurs…
Why people would choose to live on an active volcano
Slopes of Kilauea offer lush, affordable piece of paradise in Hawaii
Why Hawaii's volcano has the West Coast worried
Could the continental US be in danger of a volcanic eruption in the the historic "Ring Of Fire"?
What We'll Remember About L.A. Icon "The Lava Lady"
Rae Suzan Strauss, also known as L.A.’s “Lava Lady,” passed away earlier this month in Florida, according to local papers there, of heart disease. While she moved away well over a decade ago (where she also became a local legend, known as “the Wellington Witch”), she remains one of Los...
Ever wonder what the moon is made of? Not cheese but lava, minerals and chalky debris
Hundreds of years of folklore and proverbs convinced some people the moon is made of cheese. But it’s not.
Blue Sky Science: How do volcanoes form?
There are different types of volcanoes that are formed in various ways. The basic origin of Mount Vesuvius is due to the fact Africa is drifting northward and actually colliding