Lavafalls – Waterfalls are so last year!

Everyone can have a waterfall, but as it’s volcano Monday, why not have a lavafall?

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Breaking the Walls of Subsurface Energy in Aarhus

How do you make science outreach, when your topic is not “sexy”? I work in hydrocarbons. I don’t cure HIV. I don’t work with 2D materials or machine learning (yet). So how do […]

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Pyroclastic flows at Volcán de Fuego, Guatemala

This timelapse video of Volcán de Fuego shows a pyroclastic flow rushing down the flank of the crater.

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Flying through the Aurora Borealis

Horacio Llorens and Red Bull take us on a breathtaking journey. Flying here is different. It’s dark, It’s cold, And the sky is on fire. Watch it yourself:

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Earth timelapse by Alexander Gerst

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Flashflood in Utah triggers Debris Flow

On August 30th massive rain storms precipitated huge amounts of water in this basin in Utah. These then travelled along a canyon in a flashflood and triggered a debris flow.   Additionally, there […]

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Volcano lightning in Chile

Volcanic plumes trigger some spectacular phenomena. In Chile, we see lightning within the ash plume. Mesmerizing footage really. Volcano lightning These flashes of lightning within an ash plume are somewhat common. Charged particles are transported […]

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Melting drones on Vanuatu – Amazing footage from an active volcano

Recent advances in technology have made drones available to the general public. And as nerds go, they have found brilliant ways to use these. Flying a drone with a camera into a volcano […]

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Gravity explained – no rubber sheet

I’ve always been suspicious of the rubber sheet explanation for gravity. It was tautological, explaining gravity through gravity. Just didn’t make a lot of sense. Now this explanation actually does:

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A geologic mystery solved! – The sailing stones

When you write about geology you inevitably come across a couple mysteries that are just unsolved. In the Racetrack Playa in Death Valley they have many names for this phenomenon. Racing Rocks Sailing […]

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