The alert status for one of the archipelago’s most active volcanoes was raised to the highest level on Sunday after the mountain repeatedly sent hot clouds of gas down its slope following a series of eruptions in recent days.
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Saturday 23 March 2013
Witness extraordinary geological formations while canyoneering in Utah
Friday 22 March 2013
A youngster wowed his teachers when it emerged the piece of shale he brought with him to a show-and-tell was in fact a 300 million-year-old fossil.
Tuesday 19 March 2013
Nursing and Geology are proving particularly lucrative graduate career paths, according to the Complete University Guide
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Imagine a limestone gorge. Look back in time and imagine it covered over. And then think what happens at some time between the two. Imagine standing above ground at that stage and discovering the first hole in what was then a cavern 'roof' when the ground opened up. And you're thinking of a sinkhole.
Between a rock and a hard place? Iain Duncan Smith challenged by geologists over Poundland case comments
Monday 18 February 2013
The row over a flagship Government employment programme took another twist today when geologists hit back at comments made by a Cabinet minister.
Monday 18 February 2013
Concerns that the Government is secretly operating a positive-discrimination scheme, whereby the possessor of a double-figure IQ is randomly selected for the Cabinet, were assuaged yesterday.
Space probe could be sent to Jupiter's moon Europa as Nasa scientist says it is the most likely place to find life
Friday 15 February 2013
Orbiting probe around Jupiter could be launched in 2021 or 2022 and could reach the giant planet within six years
Sunday 27 January 2013
Plans to bury radioactive waste in Cumbria face growing local opposition. Mike Glover reports
Monday 14 January 2013
North Sea employment is set to boom this year. Up to 50,000 new jobs are expected in Britain's oil and gas industry, according to analysis by a leading industry headhunter.
Sunday 13 January 2013
Sunday 02 December 2012
The climate change threat to low-lying islands and cities is well known, but Scandinavia faces the opposite problem
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- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail