Monday, January 19, 2009

First Contact with Inner Earth: Workers Strike Magma

According to a recent National Geographic article, workers in Hawaii struck magma in the first known human contact with the hot stuff in its natural environment.

Bruce Marsh, a volcanologist from Johns Hopkins University in Maryland who will be studying the discovery said, "This is my Jurassic Park."

GET INVOLVED
  • Support the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) in their campaign to prevent animal suffering and sustain local livelihoods near the Tungurahua volcano in Ecuador's Sangay National Park, which has showered the local region with ash, contaminating water, crops and animal feed
photo: germeister

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