New rumors have emerged, warning about the eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano. However, authorities have been monitoring the area and found no evidence of a cataclysmic event any time soon.
Earth/Environment May 6, 2019
30 million years ago, an oceanic crust went under the North American continent and broke into pieces. The pieces melted into the mantle, causing hot material to rise to the crust to create the Yellowstone Super-Volcano.
Earth/Environment July 27, 2018
Researchers discovered a mass of warm rock welling up under Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and possibly other regions. Will this alter New England's geography and create a powerful volcano?
Earth/Environment June 26, 2018
Experts at U.S. Geological Survey’s Yellowstone Volcano Observatory could not pinpoint exactly why there were three consecutive explosions that took place at the Yellowstone Steamboat Geyser, the largest active geyser in the world.
Earth/Environment April 30, 2018
Researchers used seismic tomography to find Yellowstone's hotspot suspected to be part of a mantle plume originating from Earth's mantle and core boundary. “Stealing” the supervolcano’s heat may prevent the next Yellowstone eruption.
Earth/Environment April 21, 2018
The transition zone controls the movement of magma that flows out during a volcanic eruption. Can scientists now determine when the next eruption of the Yellowstone supervolcano will occur?
Earth/Environment April 18, 2018
Layers of ash found in the Santa Barbara Basin, in California suggest that the Yellowstone supervolcano erupted two times more than 6 million years ago. What happened as a result of these super eruptions?
Earth/Environment October 27, 2017
A supervolcano currently lies dormant underneath the Yellowstone National Park. If it decides to wake up, we will have much less time to prepare for a disastrous volcanic eruption than researchers previously thought.
Earth/Environment October 12, 2017
Wildlife experts said they need to conduct additional tests on the Yellowstone River to find out if the parasite that caused the recent fish kill has spread to major tributaries. The river could remain closed for the next few weeks.
Earth/Environment August 23, 2016
New computer model undermines popular theories about Yellowstone Supervolcano's origins. The common belief is that it was formed from a mantle plume but new study says otherwise.
Animals February 11, 2016
A report found that a supervolcano eruption in Yellowstone may claim the lives of millions within 80 years. Since the government is not prepared for such rare volcanic eruptions, it may cause more damage than asteroids, tsunamis and drought.
Animals January 8, 2016
Scientists warned that if the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts, it could wipe out majority of the United States. 90,000 could be killed and rescue operations would be impossible to deploy as the affected area would be in a state of volcanic winter. Chances of a volcanic eruption are, however, very slim.
Earth/Environment August 12, 2015
Yellowstone National Park has more than just Bison to watch out for. Here are some safety tips to remember.
Feature June 3, 2015
A magma reservoir feeding a chamber under the Yellowstone supervolcano has been discovered. Could this mean an eruption is near?
Animals April 26, 2015
A volcanic super eruption at the Yellowstone National Park is possible but will not be catastrophic. Ash deposits from the eruption may impact communications system, aviation and more.
Earth/Environment September 1, 2014
A Yellowstone eruption could blanket the whole of North America with ash and cause a winter during the summer months. It's unlikely to happen anytime soon, but a new computer model shows just how wide an area the eruption would impact.
Animals August 31, 2014