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WATCH: A volcano 40 miles outside Mexico City erupted with a massive gush of lava, spewing ash almost 20,000 feet in the air
No one was injured by the Popocatépetl explosion, which wasn't unusual for the most active volcano in Mexico and the second-highest in North America.
At least 16 people are dead after a New Zealand volcano erupted. Experts say the disaster was not predictable, despite warning signs.
Geologists and tourists knew that the volcano that erupted last week on New Zealand's White Island was active. It last erupted in 2016.
The man fell through a soft area of ground on his property in Hilo, on Hawaii Island, into a lava tube, 22 feet below the surface.
In the event of a killer asteroid, volcanic apocalypse, or nuclear holocaust, mushrooms could save humanity from extinction
Human survivors of an apocalyptic catastrophe could start a new food system with mushrooms. The other food options might not be as appetizing.
Scientists have figured out how to better predict where and when volcanoes will erupt — and their models accurately pinpointed disasters of...
Eruptions can happen both at volcanoes' summits and at lava vents in the ground. Now, scientists can predict where these vents will pop up and when.
UNESCO lists stunning natural and man-made sites around the world that it considers worth protecting. Many of these are in the US.
Before-and-after photos from space show the collapse of the Indonesian volcano that caused a deadly tsunami
In December, a section of the Anak Krakatau crater collapsed into the ocean, causing a tsunami. These images show what the volcano looks like now.
The US Geological Survey released its first report on volcanic threats since 2005, and 11 of California's volcanoes are on the list.
Geologists take burning-hot lava samples from active volcanoes — here’s how they do it without getting hurt
Geologists study lava to help understand the inner workings of volcanoes.
The second blue moon of 2018 is about to arrive — here’s what that means and how rare they really are
According to one definition of "blue moon," the second full moon in a month is a blue moon.