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UH Professor Analyzes World’s Largest Known Single Volcano

Posted on · Recently, University of Houston geophysics professor, Will Sager, and his students returned from a 36-day research cruise to Tamu Massif, the largest known single volcano on planet Earth. It sits about 6,500 feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean and is located about a thousand miles east of Japan. Their mission was an attempt […]

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Harris County Jail and World’s Largest Volcano: Tuesday’s Show (December 15, 2015)

Posted on · Throughout 2015, Houston Chronicle reporters have reviewed more than a thousand disciplinary reports at the Harris County Jail and found guards used excessive force or abused their authority more than 120 times. While in about half of the cases where jail staff were disciplined (ranging from 2010 to the spring of 2015) they've rarely been […]