TOM MURPHY, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CREATIVE

Yellowstone Super Volcano May Erupt Sooner Than Anticipated

Steam rises off the Grand Prismatic Spring, one of the most stunning hydrothermal features in Yellowstone National Park. If the supervolcano underneath Yellowstone erupts again, we may have far less advance warning time than we thought. After analyzing minerals in fossilized ash from the most recent mega-eruption, researchers at Arizona State University think the supervolcano […]

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Florida, Georgia And South Carolina Declare State Of Emergency In Advance Of Irma

As Hurricane Irma lashes the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, farther north, states of emergency have been declared in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina, where residents are bracing for the monster storm. This afternoon, the Category 5 storm dubbed “extremely dangerous” by the National Hurricane Center (NHC), was battering the Caribbean, including the U.S. Virgin […]