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  • Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant

    Japan warns of increased activity at volcano near nuclear plant
    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan warned on Friday that a volcano in southern Japan located roughly 64 km (40 miles) from a nuclear plant was showing signs of increased activity that could possibly lead to a small-scale eruption and warned people to stay away from the summit.
  • Pictures in the News | Oct. 8, 2014

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, Drew Butera of the Dodgers consoles teammate Hanley Ramirez after being eliminated by the Cardinals in Game 4 of the NLDS in St. Louis on Tuesday. Los Angeles: Investigators at the scene of a deputy-involved shooting...

    Thousands of undersea volcanoes revealed in new map of ocean floor

    Thousands of undersea volcanoes revealed in new map of ocean floor
    Scientists have created the highest resolution map yet of the ocean floor, revealing thousands of underwater mountains and extinct volcanoes that were previously unknown.  In a study published Thursday in Science, researchers say the new map is at least...

    Did volcanoes erupt on the moon while dinosaurs roamed Earth?

    Did volcanoes erupt on the moon while dinosaurs roamed Earth?
    Ever looked up into the night sky and seen the ancient face of the “man on the moon”? Well, turns out he may have had some recent work done. Scientists thought the moon has been cold and dead for roughly a billion years. But strange small...

    Ometepe, Nicaragua, remains an unspoiled island

    Ometepe, Nicaragua, remains an unspoiled island
    Picking out the visitors who have labored their way to the top of one of the two volcanoes on this tiny island in Lake Nicaragua is not difficult. Just look for the people relaxing as aggressively as possible. That was me on a Friday afternoon, reveling...