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Weird News – Magma Reservoir Under Yellowstone Super Volcano ...

Weird News – Magma Reservoir Under Yellowstone Super Volcano ... | Magma | Scoop.it
“The reservoir of molten rock underneath Yellowstone National Park in the United States is at least two and a half times larger than previously thought. Despite this, the scientists who came up with this latest estimate say that ...
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Coke-fired furnace makes flowing lava

Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg21929282.300 A remarkable experiment is taking on the most powerful force of nature. Will we ever control th...
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Young Earth's Molten Lava Ocean Was Layered Like A Pudding Cake, Study ... - Huffington Post

Young Earth's Molten Lava Ocean Was Layered Like A Pudding Cake, Study ... - Huffington Post | Magma | Scoop.it
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Giant Moon-Forming Impact On Early Earth May Have Spawned Magma Ocean - Space.com

Giant Moon-Forming Impact On Early Earth May Have Spawned Magma Ocean - Space.com | Magma | Scoop.it
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Giant Moon-Forming Impact On Early Earth May Have Spawned Magma Ocean
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Instead, the entire Earth was hot and molten all the way to its inner core, a mixture of molten rock and liquid.
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Lunar impacts created seas of molten rock

Lunar impacts created seas of molten rock | Magma | Scoop.it
Providence RI (SPX) Mar 13, 2013 -
Early in the Moon's history an ocean of molten rock covered its entire surface. As that lunar magma ocean cooled over millions of years, it differentiated to form the Moon's crust and mantle.

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Mount Etna eruption: Airspace closed over Sicily as volcano spews ...

Mount Etna eruption: Airspace closed over Sicily as volcano spews ... | Magma | Scoop.it
Europe's most active volcano Mount Etna is erupting - sending a tons of molten rock and a huge plume of thick black smoke into the night sky. [...]
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Volcanic rock probe helps unlock mysteries of how Earth formed - Science Daily (press release)

Volcanic rock probe helps unlock mysteries of how Earth formed - Science Daily (press release) | Magma | Scoop.it
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Volcanic rock probe helps unlock mysteries of how Earth formed
Science Daily (press release)
Scientists agree that Earth formed around 4.5 billion years ago, at which time much of the planet was molten.
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After separation of the molten iron, molten rock runs from the blast furnace (& into the construction industry). - via @IndustryLegal

After separation of the molten iron, molten rock runs from the blast furnace (& into the construction industry). - via @IndustryLegal | Magma | Scoop.it
After separation of the molten iron, molten rock runs from the blast furnace (& into the construction industry). http://t.co/El1ItWRxaE
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Volcanic lava flows for a year - The Nation

Volcanic lava flows for a year - The Nation | Magma | Scoop.it
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Volcanic lava flows for a year
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Rather than a red river of molten rock oozing down a mountainside, this lava is a thick, rubble-strewn mass of rock. They found that it kept moving more than a year after the eruption.
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Large magma reservoir gets bigger - Nature.com

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Large magma reservoir gets bigger
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The reservoir of molten rock underneath Yellowstone National Park in the United States is at least two and a half times larger than previously thought.
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