Volcano Eruption In Alaska Sends Ash 20,000 Feet UpA remote and active volcano on Alaska's Aleutian Islands erupted, sending ash 20,000 feet into the air, scientists said.
Impressive Lava-Spewing Images From Chile's Villarica Volcano EruptionOne of South America's most active volcanos erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of people.
Massive Solar X-Ray Eruption Hits Earth, Potentially Disrupts GPS And Airplane, Ship CommunicationsA massive solar flare flooded the sunlit portion of the planet Tuesday morning with X-rays powerful enough to disrupt GPS navigation, and airplane and maritime communication for several minutes.
Lassen Peak Began Years Of Eruptions 100 Years Ago, Building To Massive Blasts And A National ParkIt quietly built up magma for 27,000 years before beginning years-long series of eruptions on May 30th, 1914 and today the national park around Lassen Peak remains a closely observed volcanic hot spot.
SFO Monitoring Iceland Volcano For Possible Flight DelaysSo far, volcanic ash from an eruption in Iceland over the weekend has yet to interfere with European flights to and from San Francisco International Airport.