Volcano drilling team gets magma surprise at Iceland volcano

Volcano drilling team gets magma surprise at Iceland volcano

Geologists drilling an exploratory geothermal well into a volcano in Iceland got quite a surprise when the borehole filled with molten magma forcing the researchers to halt the drilling.

However, the sudden appearance of the molten rock wasn't all bad,

New deep-sea volcanic vents found in Antarctic’s Southern Ocean

New deep-sea volcanic vents found in Antarctic’s Southern Ocean

British researchers say the discovery of deep-sea volcanic vents in the Antarctic’s Southern Ocean suggests they’re more common than previously thought.

Deep-sea vents are hot springs on the seafloor, where mineral-rich water nourishes colonies of