First Ever Images Of Deep-Sea Volcanic Eruption

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Blast: A plume of sulphur and molten lava erupts from the West Mata Volcano
nearly 4,000 feet beneath the Pacific Ocean, south of Samoa
Scientists have witnessed the eruption of a deep-sea volcano for the first time ever, capturing on video the fiery bubbles of molten lava as they exploded 4,000 feet beneath the surface of the Pacific Ocean.

Researchers are calling it a major geological discovery after a submersible robot witnessed the eruption during an underwater expedition in May near Samoa.

The high-definition videos were revealed last week at a geophysics conference in San Francisco.

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Dinosaur Extinction Occured 300,000 Years After Asteroid Impact

Dinosaur Extinction Occured 300,000 Years After Asteroid Impact

A giant asteroid hit the Earth around 65million years ago, but experts dispute the impact it had. 

Molten droplets from the ancient asteroid impact were found just below the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary – a geological layer of sediment linked with the extinction.
 

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World’s Largest Sand Carpet

World’s Largest Sand Carpet

When one thinks of sand art, sand castles are what often comes to mind, but Tibetan Buddhist monks have long designed magnificent mandalas out of colored sand, for which Iranian artists have put a new spin to – famous for their traditional Persian rugs, a group of artists have taken it to a whole new level by creating the world’s largest sand carpet.

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