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WHOOP! Aggie volcano beneath the sea confirmed largest on Earth
June 17, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

In 1993, oceanographer William Sager began studying the massive underwater mountain mass about 1,000 miles off the coast of Japan in a mountain range known as the Shatsky Rise. At that time, Sager was with the Texas A&M College of Geosciences. He nicknamed the large mountain mass “Tamu Massif” —“Tamu” for the abbreviation of Texas A&M and […]

Which natural disaster are YOU? Nature Unleashed brings the perfect storm to HMNS
May 21, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Discover the most incredible, violent, stunning events of the natural world in Nature Unleashed: Inside Natural Disasters, opening at HMNS on Friday, May 23. From violent tremors to massive explosions, from the eye of the storm to funnel clouds, Nature Unleashed takes you inside natural disasters for a perspective like you’ve never had before. And now […]

Note: heat from active volcano may damage running shoes.
November 20, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Recently I went on a trip to Antigua, Guatemala and had the opportunity to go to the top of an active volcano just a short distance away from the city called Pacaya. One of the main reasons we chose to visit Antigua was the proximity to active volcanoes because ever since I saw the Ring […]

Science While You Were Sleeping
March 31, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Science doesn’t sleep. Here’s what happened while you were snoozing. Feel like the Eye of Sauron is focused on you this Monday morning? Nostalgic about that climactic scene in Lord of the Rings? Check out these spectacular photos from the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, of the recent Kilauea eruption. If you’re looking for life on Mars, […]



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