Posted on · Episode: 2816 Sir William Hamilton and the Beginnings of Volcanology. Today, the beginnings of volcanology.
Posted on · Episode: 2201 Mount Toba: the worst volcano and the worst human catastrophe. Today, a very big volcano.
Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: NASA announces its first crews who will fly on commercial spacecraft. Then, we look back at the Great Houston Flood of 1935. We discuss The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week's news. A Rice professor tells us what she's learned from studying the erupting Kilauea volcano. And a local festival highlights women in jazz.
Posted on · When the children arrived, officials said they were taken to the pediatric intensive care unit for treatment of life-threatening burns
Posted on · Authorities ordered evacuations of rescue workers and nearby villages on Friday because of dangerous flows of lava, ash and toxic gases from Fuego, which erupted Sunday, killing at least 109 people.
Posted on · The children were brought to the hospital Thursday morning from Guatemala by the U.S. military
Posted on · The treatment can include surgery, rehabilitation and psychological support
Posted on · Two explosions from the Fuego volcano have left surrounding villages blanketed in thick ash. Many people are missing and thousands have been displaced from their homes.
Posted on · The disaster’s fatalities had risen to 62 by Monday afternoon, with hundreds more injured. The death toll is expected to climb.
Posted on · The volcano spewed billowing clouds of ash into the sky — and more dangerously, sent a deadly mix of lava, pumice and gas speeding toward villages on Sunday. Authorities fear the death toll may rise.
Posted on · New fissures broke out over the weekend, spewing lava and toxic gas, as earthquakes rumbled the island. Geologists are warning residents further violent explosions are possible.
Posted on · The West Coast is home to an 800-mile (1,300-kilometer) chain of 13 volcanoes , from Washington state's Mount Baker to California's Lassen Peak.
Posted on · The U.S. Geological Survey said lava was spewing into a neighborhood near the Kilauea volcano. The volcano briefly erupted Thursday night, forcing residents to flee.
Posted on · The volcano's last major eruption in 1963 killed about 1,100 people.