| Sep 8, 2013
| 12:01 AM
A helicopter pilot and two volcano researchers give credit to the Alaska Air National Guard for rescuing them from a remote Alaska volcano after being stranded for nearly two days.
Sam Egli, founder and pilot of Egli Air Haul, along with John...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 1:49 PM
STORY UPDATED AT 12:47 p.m. at 9/7/13:
Three people stranded in a helicopter due to poor weather on a volcano in the Alaska Peninsula for over a day were rescued Friday, according to Alaska State Troopers.
Megan Peters, AST spokesperson, said the Rescue...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:29 PM
A seamount in the northwestern Pacific Ocean may be the largest volcano on Earth, and could rival the largest in the solar system -- the mighty Olympus Mons on Mars -- according to oceanographers.
Tamu Massif, a well-known seamount off Japan, turns...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 4:58 PM
A remote Alaska volcano has ongoing eruptive activity, which could produce minor ashfall near Chignik and along the Aleutian Range.
Satellite imagery and instrumentation shows the Veniaminof volcano has elevated levels of activity, according to the...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:17 AM
You don’t need to worry about walking on thin ice on Titan. The icy shell that encapsulates Saturn’s largest moon is tougher and thicker than previously thought, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
| Aug 29, 2013
Bathed in an eerie blue glow, a narrow wall of tightly packed skulls looms over the staircase descending into Three Dots and a Dash, Chicago's newest tiki lounge and most recent Lettuce Entertain You venture. Evocative of the shrunken heads of campy tales...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Magma from deep within the Earth's mantle can surge through a volcano in a matter of months rather than thousands of years or more, as previously thought, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.
The molten lava that erupts from...
| Jul 29, 2013
When Gwen picks up her crayons, she draws scenes that remind her of Daddy.
"My husband died five months ago from cancer, and I knew that we would need extra support," says the 5-year-old's mother, Alisa Arnold of West Hartford.
She ended up bringing...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 12:20 AM
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK As we walked along the trail, partly shaded by towering and ubiquitous lodgepole pines, I turned and looked around. We were alone, had been for a couple of miles.
Backpack loaded with raincoats, sunscreen and cameras, and bear...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 2:11 PM
It's a story about volcanic formation, eruption and the building blocks of Alaska as we know it.
"The North American plate, which is what Alaska is built on, is being pushed underneath--that is what we call the Pacific plate," said Alaska Volcanic...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:08 AM
A massive earthquake rattles a town, triggering fiery eruptions in nearby volcanoes.
It sounds like the plot of a disaster movie, but it has actually happened: Journeying in Chile when an 8.5 magnitude temblor struck in 1835, Charles Darwin reported...