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Researcher unearths hottest rock on record

It was a stroke of serendipity that led to Michael Zanetti's discovery of the hottest rock on Earth. In 2011, Zanetti, now a postdoctoral researcher...

Lava flows from Kamokuna ocean entry, Hawai’i

August 31, 2017 ـــ These flows are about a 45 minute hike inland from the Kamokuna ocean entry and are inside the park boundary. Video...

Researchers discover hottest lavas that erupted in past 2.5 billion years

An international team of researchers led by geoscientists with the Virginia Tech College of Science recently discovered that deep portions of Earth's mantle might...

As lava hardens, a revelation bubbles up

Back when he was working on his Ph.D. in geophysics at the University of Chicago in the 1980s, Dork Sahagian took a break one...

River of Fire

Experience the power of a glowing river of molten rock as lava flows toward the sea from the Puʻu ʻŌʻō vent of Hawaii's Kilauea...

Playing With Lava

These fiery images offer a glimpse inside the 'Gateway To Hell' - the world’s oldest continuously active lava lake. Travel photographer Joel Santos, 38,...

Sampling Molten Lava

Geology Professor James L. Anderson demonstrates techniques researchers use for collecting samples of molten lava. If you're interested in studying geology, come earn your...

When Magma Meets Water

Scientists are trying to determine the potential dangerous effects of introducing water into a pressurized pocket of magma underground.

Volcano Lava

Get immersed in a volcanic landscape with bubbling lava, spewing eruptions, and colliding rivers of fire.

What happen when lava meets cans of Coca?

Lava flow and two cans of Coca Cola. The first can had a tiny hole punched in the top to prevent it from randomly...

Lava flows in Pahoa 2014

This video was made to show at the Pahoa Transfer Station for schoolchildren visiting to see the new lava flows. It gives a brief...

A quick step on hot lava

*** Do not try this! *** *** This was done by a professional and only for demonstration purposes, to show how viscous the molten rock...

Lava meets the sea, puts on fire-spitting show in Hawaii

For the first time in three years, lava from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has crept down miles of mountainside and is dripping...

Geologists Make Their Own Lava to Prep for Explosive Experiments

How do you make your own lava? Dump 10 gallons of basaltic rock into a high-powered induction furnace. Let it heat up for 3 or...

Blue Lava “Ijen volcano”

The Ijen volcano complex is a group of stratovolcanoes in the Bondowoso Regency of East Java, Indonesia. It is inside a larger caldera Ijen,...

As Lava Flows, Refined Model Predicts a Path

When volcanoes erupt near the places where humans live, the costs can be devastating, but emergency responders and scientists have difficulty predicting the extent...

Lava flow crisis averted (for now)

Lava flow crises are nothing new on Hawai'i, where their destructive forces have been demonstrated repeatedly. The 2014-2015 Pahoa lava flow crisis, however, was...

Baffin Island provides insights into origin of Earth’s water

Analysis of lava from deep within Earth's mantle suggests that water-soaked dust grains present early in the solar system, as the planets were just...

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