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New way to estimate magma beneath Yellowstone supervolcano

Researchers at Washington State University and the University of Idaho have found a new way to estimate how fast magma is recharging beneath the...

A Yellowstone guide to life on Mars

A University of Cincinnati geology student is helping NASA determine whether life existed on other planets. Doctoral candidate Andrew Gangidine is working with UC geology...

Scientists decipher the magma bodies under Yellowstone

Using supercomputer modeling, University of Oregon scientists have unveiled a new explanation for the geology underlying recent seismic imaging of magma bodies below Yellowstone...

Heat from below Pacific Ocean fuels Yellowstone, study finds

Recent stories in the national media are magnifying fears of a catastrophic eruption of the Yellowstone volcanic area, but scientists remain uncertain about the...

Uncovering Yellowstone’s subsurface mysteries

A new study providing an unprecedented regional view of the earth's crust beneath Yellowstone National Park will begin with a helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic...

Scientists isolate, culture elusive Yellowstone microbe

A microbial partnership thriving in an acidic hot spring in Yellowstone National Park has surrendered some of its lifestyle secrets to researchers at the...

Evidence in the Cassia Hills of Idaho, west of Yellowstone, reveals...

Ancient super-eruptions west of Yellowstone, USA, were investigated by an international initiative to examine the frequency of massive volcanic events. Yellowstone famously erupted cataclysmically...

Study challenges widely accepted theory of Yellowstone formation

Understanding the complex geological processes that form supervolcanoes could ultimately help geologists determine what triggers their eruptions. A new study using an advanced computer...

Electric Yellowstone

University of Utah geophysicists made the first large-scale picture of the electrical conductivity of the gigantic underground plume of hot and partly molten rock...

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