The Yellowstone Supervolcano Goes Viral

From The New Yorker by George Black:

“The geysers, hot springs, mudpots, and fumaroles of Yellowstone National Park are the visible face of a vast, seething ocean of molten magma six miles deep. The supervolcano beneath Yellowstone has so far erupted three times: 2.1 million, 1.3 million, and 640,000 years ago. By the crude math of those who have a fearful cast of mind, this means that a fourth eruption is now due.”

http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/yellowstone-supervolcano-goes-viral

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