Why are there so many devastating volcanic eruptions right now?

Why are there so many devastating volcanic eruptions right now?

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano is causing major damageMario Tama/Getty Images By Andy Coghlan First Hawaii, where the Kilauea volcano has been spewing lava and ash for more than a month. Then Guatemala, where the Volcan del Fuego volcano erupted with huge and lethal force on Sunday. But did one cause the other? At least 75 deaths have […]

Moon’s weird pull could help predict deadly volcanic eruptions

Moon’s weird pull could help predict deadly volcanic eruptions

Brett Ryder By John Pickrell THROUGHOUT history, people have suspected the moon of messing around with life on Earth’s surface. From inducing madness to affecting the growth of plants, most of these connections are as tenacious as they are ill-substantiated. But one area where the moon’s influence cannot be disputed is on the seashore. Long […]

On the pull: How the moon could help predict volcanic eruptions

On the pull: How the moon could help predict volcanic eruptions

Brett Ryder By John Pickrell THROUGHOUT history, people have suspected the moon of messing around with life on Earth’s surface. From inducing madness to affecting the growth of plants, most of these connections are as tenacious as they are ill-substantiated. But one area where the moon’s influence cannot be disputed is on the seashore. Long […]