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  • Juno may have found new volcano on Jupiter’s moon Io

    Laurel KornfeldJuly 17th, 2018

    A new heat source detected near the south pole of Jupiter's moon Io may be the site of a previously undiscovered volcano, according to researchers working with data returned by NASA's Juno spacecraft.

  • NASA satellite spots Kilauea fissures

    Jim SharkeyMay 11th, 2018

    The May 3, 2018, eruption of Kilauea Volcano on the island of Hawaii created a number of gas-spewing and lava-oozing fissures in the volcano's East Rift Zone. Lava flows and high levels of sulfur dioxide gas prompted evacuations in the area, including the Leilani Estates subdivision near the town of Pahoa.