Yellowstone Volcano Observatory

Expected Soon: First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole

11 days ago   |   NY Times

Have astronomers finally recorded an image of a black hole? The world will know on Wednesday.
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Pyroclastic Flows From Volcanic Eruptions Surf on Self-Generated Layer of Air

11 days ago   |   Newsweek

The study helps explain why material from volcanoes can travel so far and so fast.
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Gravitational Observatories Hunt for Lumpy Neutron Stars

11 days ago   |   Scientific American

New data reinforces the notion that these exotic stellar corpses are among the universe's most perfect spheres
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‘Volcano of Rage': UN-backed Libyan government launches counteroffensive against Haftar's army

‘Volcano of Rage': UN-backed Libyan government launches counteroffensive against Haftar's army

12 days ago   |   RT

The Tripoli-based government has declared an attack “on all frontlines” against the advancing troops of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar amid reports of heavy fighting around the city.
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Trilobites: Volcanoes! Lightning! And Radioactive Gas, Too

12 days ago   |   NY Times

Studying radon's role in the electrification of plumes above volcanoes could help people anticipate the damage resulting from eruptions, scientists say.
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I visited the 3,200-mile volcanic crater considered Africa's 'eighth wonder of the world' to see if it actually lives up to the hype

I visited the 3,200-mile volcanic crater considered Africa's 'eighth wonder of the world' to see if it actually lives up to the hype

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

On a recent five-day safari in Tanzania, I visited the volcanic crater of Ngorongoro, a 100-square-mile basin called the "Eden of Africa" for its population of more than 25,000...
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US-backed fighters clash with IS militants in eastern Syria

17 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

BEIRUT - U.S.-backed Syrian fighters are battling the Islamic State group in eastern Syria 10 days after declaring victory over the extremists, an official with the Kurdish-led...
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Astronomers in Germany turned this observatory into R2-D2

Astronomers in Germany turned this observatory into R2-D2

18 days ago   |   New York Post

People who study science day in and day out usually have some fondness for science fiction, and Professor Hubert Zitt is no exception. Zitt, who lectures at Germany's...
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Violent Planetwide Storm Spotted Above Distant Exoplanet

Violent Planetwide Storm Spotted Above Distant Exoplanet

18 days ago   |   Space

New data from the European Southern Observatory shows raging storm clouds of iron and silicates swirling above a distant exoplanet.
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Why Are We Still Slaughtering the American Bison?

19 days ago   |   NY Times

Restoring herds to Native American land after 150 years would be a simple reparation for the country to make. But the cattle industry won't allow it.
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Missing 14-year-old Ohio boy found dead, buried in shallow grave on farm

Missing 14-year-old Ohio boy found dead, buried in shallow grave on farm

An Ohio boy missing for six days was found dead Friday morning, buried in a shallow grave on a farm. Read more ...

Kyrie Irving's balanced night puts Celtics in driver's seat

Kyrie Irving's balanced night puts Celtics in driver's seat

INDIANAPOLIS - Jaylen Brown scored 23 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 to help the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 104-96 on Friday night for a 3-0 lead in the... Read more ...

Not real news: A look at what didn't happen this week

Not real news: A look at what didn't happen this week

None of these stories are legitimate, even though they were shared widely on social media. Read more ...

California couple sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after children...

California couple sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after children testify about years of torture

The parents each spoke before the sentencing."I'm sorry for everything I've done to hurt my children," Louise Turpin said. Read more ...

Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

Matthews, Kapanen score late, Maple Leafs edge Bruins 2-1

BOSTON - Auston Matthews broke a scoreless tie in the third period, Kasperi Kapanen added another goal and the Toronto Maple Leafs hung on the beat the Boston Bruins 2-1 Friday... Read more ...

No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl...

No evidence school fight contributed to death of 10-year-old girl, prosecutor says

The fifth grader from South Carolina died of natural causes following a fight at her elementary school. Read more ...

Avalanche finish off Flames in Game 5, advance to 2nd round

Avalanche finish off Flames in Game 5, advance to 2nd round

CALGARY, Alberta - Colin Wilson and Mikko Rantanen each had two goals and an assist, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames 5-1 in Game 5 Friday night to advance to... Read more ...

Marlins end 4-game skid, top Nats 3-2 but fire hitting coach

Marlins end 4-game skid, top Nats 3-2 but fire hitting coach

MIAMI - The first run came home on an error. The lead was seized with a bases-loaded walk, and a hit batsman scored the other run. Read more ...

Jerry Nadler subpoenas Justice Department for full Mueller report

Jerry Nadler subpoenas Justice Department for full Mueller report

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Friday subpoenaed the Justice Department for the full, unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation... Read more ...

Dietrich's pinch-HR lifts Reds over Padres in 11 innings

Dietrich's pinch-HR lifts Reds over Padres in 11 innings

SAN DIEGO - Derek Dietrich hit a pinch-hit two-run homer in the 11th inning to lift the Cincinnati Reds over the San Diego Padres 3-2 Friday night. Read more ...