Category: Magma Plumes

Exploring the Link Between Asteroid Impacts and Magma Plumes: A Review of Earth Science Research

For many years, scientists have been interested in understanding the relationship between asteroid impacts and hotspots, particularly as it relates to the formation of magma plumes. While this is still a subject of debate and ongoing research, recent studies have shed new light on the subject. In this article, we will explore the latest findings

Why Mauna Loa’s Active Magma Plumes Make it a Prime Location for Observatories

Why in the world are there observatories on active Mauna Loa? Mauna Loa is an active volcano on the island of Hawaii in the United States. It is the largest volcano on Earth and has been erupting for at least 700,000 years. Despite its active nature, Mauna Loa is home to several observatories used by