Volcanoes Influence Climate

Volcanoes Influence Climate

Volcanoes on land expel large amounts of carbon dioxide and scientists have questioned whether this might influence the climate. Only recently has there been a focus on the volcanoes deep within the sea. A new study of the sea-floor volcanoes at mid-ridges, where molten rock emerges finds the activity there corresponds with historical changes in […]

NASA Robot Designed to Explore Volcanoes

NASA Robot Designed to Explore Volcanoes

While the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) typically devotes the bulk of their focus to the solar system, they have decided to shift some back onto Mother Earth. NASA scientists working with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) have designed a small robot to explore volcanoes. The robotic model was dubbed VolcanoBot. The tiny robot […]