A Burning Lava Lake Concealed by a Volcano’s Glacial Ice

While Earth’s surface is peppered with volcanoes, lava lakes appear to be vanishingly rare. Popular imagery…

Trilobites: Volcanoes! Lightning! And Radioactive Gas, Too

As plumes of ash rise from a volcano, volcanic lightning sometimes erupts within its clouds. As…

Mexican Volcano Lights Up the Night Sky, and Social Media

MEXICO CITY — Popocatépetl, the active volcano that rises some 40 miles southeast of the Mexican…