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New map catalogues more than 85,000 volcanoes on Venus
Radar imagery collected during Nasa’s Magellan mission in 1990s used to develop volcano database

Kate Ravilious

24, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Pompeii dig finds skeletal remains dating back to Vesuvius earthquake
Two men believed to have been killed when building collapsed during early stages of AD79 volcanic eruption

Angela Giuffrida and Jude Dunhill in Rome

16, May, 2023 @11:52 AM

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Rock concert: Yellowstone seismic activity to be performed on live flute
Real-time data will be displayed for Dr Alyssa Schwartz to play at Atlanta conference

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

08, May, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Volcanic microbe eats CO2 ‘astonishingly quickly’, say scientists
Discovery of carbon-capturing organism in hot springs could lead to efficient way of absorbing climate-heating gas

Damian Carrington Environment editor

19, Apr, 2023 @11:27 AM

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Tonga volcano explosion equalled most powerful ever US nuclear test
Scientists calculate 2022 eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano released 1,000 times more energy than Hiroshima bomb

Nicola Davis

14, Apr, 2023 @6:00 PM

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Contest launched to decipher Herculaneum scrolls using 3D X-ray software
Global research teams who can improve AI and accelerate decoding could win $250,000 in prizes

Ian Sample Science editor

15, Mar, 2023 @4:01 PM

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Heidy Mader obituary
Other lives: Scientist who helped develop the Wispa bar for Cadbury before turning to the study of volcanic eruptions

Ed Llewellin

06, Mar, 2023 @7:43 PM

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Treasures from new digs reveal that Pompeii is far from ‘frozen in time’
Pliny the Younger said the tale of the city’s disaster would live for ever and a new excavation will reveal more about the Romans who lived – and died – there

Natalie Haynes

04, Mar, 2023 @5:00 PM

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Terrawatch: Santorini watchful as nearby volcano is monitored
Kolumbo, just off Greek island, could trigger tsunami when it next erupts

Kate Ravilious

25, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Lava flow from Mauna Loa slows even as volcano continues to emit gas plumes
Officials warn lava advances could be highly variable over the coming days as flow crosses level ground

Edward Helmore and agencies

03, Dec, 2022 @6:39 PM

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Hawaii site that measures global CO2 shuts down after Mauna Loa volcano eruption
Scientists scramble to re-establish the crucial monitoring that has been situated on the volcano since 1958

Oliver Milman

30, Nov, 2022 @8:50 PM

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Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano is erupting. What do you need to know?
Lava, volcanic gas and smog are the main hazards from eruption of the world’s largest active volcano

Staff and agencies

29, Nov, 2022 @7:41 PM

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