articles tagged: supervolcano
world of weird things podcast: how to (profitably) defuse yellowstone
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world of weird things podcast: how to (profitably) defuse yellowstone

Supervolcanoes pose a dire threat to humanity, able to easily kill millions when they erupt with their full power, and there's nothing we can do to stop them. Or is there?

yellowstone: the american apocalypse that might never happen
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yellowstone: the american apocalypse that might never happen

A world-changing super-eruption of the supervolcano under Yellowstone is now almost a cliché in disaster movies and documentaries. But there's a good chance it may never actually happen.

it’s just a supervolcano, what could go wrong?
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it’s just a supervolcano, what could go wrong?

Scientists want to drill into a currently sleeping supervolcano to learn more about it. The payoff would be huge, but so are the risks.

yellowstone is rumbling, hit the decks?
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yellowstone is rumbling, hit the decks?

Don't worry, the supervolcano under Yellowstone isn't going to kill us. Yet.