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Volcanic eruptions credited for 'global warming pause' Feb 24, 12:05 pm
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that volcanoes have offered "temporary respite" from rising temperatures in recent years.
Dormant volcanoes can become active quickly Feb 17, 10:58 am
Washington, Feb. 17 (ANI): Researchers suggest that the magma sitting 4-5 kilometers beneath the surface of Oregon's Mount Hood has been stored in near-solid conditions for thousands of years, but the time it takes to liquefy and potentially erupt can be as little as a couple of months.
Washington, Jan. 6 (ANI): Researchers have suggested that the risk of eruption of a "supervolcano", hundreds times more powerful than conventional volcanoes -have potential to wipe out civilization - is more likely than believed earlier.
Crocs, volcanoes abound in world's ten deadliest golf courses Nov 17, 2:45 pm
London, Nov 17 (ANI): A reputed British newspaper has taken out a list of the world's ten deadliest golf courses, five of which are present in the United States of America (USA).
Screaming volcanoes' secret explained Jul 15, 10:41 am
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Swarms of small earthquakes sometimes precede a volcanic eruption at such rapid succession that they create a signal called harmonic tremor, which resembles sounds made by various musical instruments, though at frequencies much lower to humans.
Volcanoes in Jupiter's moon Io located 30 to 60 degrees East from where they were predicted Apr 5, 9:42 am
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Concentrations of volcanic activity in Jupiter's moon Io are significantly displaced from where they are expected to be based on models that predict how the moon's interior is heated, according to NASA and European Space Agency researchers.
Megavolcanoes might have led to pre-dinosaur mass extinction Mar 22, 10:34 am
Washington, Mar. 22 (ANI): Scientists believe that a set of gigantic volcanic might have eruptions resulted in the disappearance of half of earth's species 200 million years ago.
Volcanic eruptions halted global warming during 2000-10 Mar 2, 12:49 pm
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Dozens of volcanoes spewing sulfur dioxide may be the reason why Earth did not warm as much as scientists expected between 2000 and 2010, researchers have claimed.
London, December 3 (ANI): ESA's Venus Express have detected large changes in the sulphur dioxide content of the planet's atmosphere, and astronomers suspect volcanic eruptions behind it.
Modern humans behind Neanderthals' demise Jul 24, 1:30 pm
Johannesburg, July 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that modern humans were probably a greater threat to the Neanderthals than major natural events like extreme cold weather or volcanoes.
Smaller volcanoes could cool Earth's surface Jul 6, 2:42 pm
Washington, July 6 (ANI): Aerosols from relatively small volcanic eruptions can be boosted into the high atmosphere by weather systems such as monsoons, where they can affect global temperatures, a University of Saskatchewan-led international research team has discovered.
Unique microbes discovered in extreme environment Jun 9, 2:00 pm
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A new DNA analysis of rocky soils in the martian-like landscape on some volcanoes in South America has revealed a handful of bacteria, fungi, and other rudimentary organisms, called archaea, which seem to have a different way of converting energy as compared to their counterparts elsewhere in the world.
Supervolcanoes take just hundreds of years to grow May 31, 11:42 am
London, May 31 (ANI): The largest volcanoes on Earth may take as little as a few hundred years to form and erupt, a new study has revealed.
Volcanoes 'sparked and prolonged Little Ice Age' May 10, 1:29 pm
Washington, May 10 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have blamed volcanism for a 500-year cold period referred to as the Little Ice Age.
First Mars Express reveals origins of Martian volcanoes Apr 27, 12:03 pm
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Five years of Mars Express gravity mapping data are offering unique insights into what lies beneath the Red Planet's massive volcanoes.
Pit chains on Mars may provide clues for life on red planet Apr 6, 11:19 am
Washington, April 6 (ANI): Recent images from the European Space Agency's Mars Express spacecraft reveal a series of 'pit-chains' on the flanks of one of the largest volcanoes in the Solar System.
Sounds of Mars and Venus revealed for first time Apr 3, 12:17 pm
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): Using the tools and techniques of physics and mathematics, researchers including one of Indian origin have for the first time created the natural sounds of other worlds, including lightning on Venus to whirlwinds on Mars and ice volcanoes on Saturn's moon, Titan.
World's most powerful X-rays reveal Moon has no active volcanoes Feb 20, 12:52 pm
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Using powerful X-rays to measure lunar rock densities, a team of scientists have found why our Moon, contrary to Earth, has no active volcanoes, and traces of its past volcanic activity.
London, Feb 2 (ANI): We could now predict the eruption of some of the largest volcanoes on the planet several decades before the event, researchers say.
No sign of 2012 supervolcanoes, NASA says Nov 16, 5:38 pm
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): Scientist at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Centre have found no evidence to support claims that there could be volcano supereruptions in 2012.
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Mud volcanoes in Greenland, which erupted 3.8 billion years ago, were the source of life on Earth, according to a new study.
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): After six months of orbiting Mercury, NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft is providing surprising new information on the planet.
Washington, August 23 (ANI): The dwarf planet 2007 OR10 - nicknamed 'Snow White' - is an icy world, with about half its surface covered in water ice that once flowed from ancient, slush-spewing volcanoes, according to astronomers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).
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