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January 13, 2015
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NASA Robot Plunges Into Volcano to Explore Fissure

— Researchers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are developing robots to explore volcanoes — VolcanoBot 1 was tested at Kilauea volcano in Hawaii — A lighter, smaller VolcanoBot 2 will be tested this year Volcanoes have always fascinated Carolyn Parcheta. … Continue reading

September 1, 2013
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Magma can survive in upper crust for hundreds of millennia

Reservoirs of silica-rich magma – the kind that causes the most explosive volcanic eruptions – can persist in Earth’s upper crust for hundreds of thousands of years without triggering an eruption, according to new University of Washington modeling research. That … Continue reading

January 12, 2012
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NASA Radar to Study Hawaii’s Most Active Volcano

An airborne radar developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, Calif., has returned to Hawaii to continue its study of Kilauea volcano, Hawaii’s current most active volcano. The Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Synthetic Aperture Radar, or UAVSAR, mounted in a pod … Continue reading

April 1, 2011
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NASA Airborne Radar Set to Image Hawaiian Volcano

PASADENA, Calif. – The Kilauea volcano that recently erupted on the Big Island of Hawaii will be the target for a NASA study to help scientists better understand processes occurring under Earth’s surface. A NASA Gulfstream-III aircraft equipped with a … Continue reading