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Supervolcanoes Will Not End Earth in 2012, Probably

November 17th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

In what life was probably like prior to the coming of the year 2000, every man and his dog is coming up with a theory for how the Earth will end come 2012. After already curbing fears that a giant “killer solar flare” will wipe out planet Earth next year, NASA has again weighed in, this time explaining that a supervolcano will not have a supereruption during 2012. Probably. Let’s get to that later


Canary Islands From Space (Photo of the Day)

October 16th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

Captured on the 8th of September by the European Space Agency's Envisat Medium Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MERIS) are the Canary Islands, at the bottom of this image, off the west coast of Africa.


New Underwater Volcanoes Discovered in Antarctica

July 12th, 2011 | by Joshua S Hill

Scientists from the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) have discovered a slew of previously undiscovered underwater volcanoes in the ocean waters around the remote South Sandwich Islands, a series of islands grouped together with Britain’s claim in Antarctica.



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