The 1883 Krakatau eruption: a year of blue Moons
22 May 2019
The mystery of blue Moons lies in the ashes of volcanic eruptions.
10 August 2018
Discover facts about Venus, the planet closest to Earth.
Volcano study shows timeline of magma behaviour before eruption
12 October 2016
A new approach for analysing minerals in volcanic rocks is helping scientists work out what happens inside a volcano before it erupts.
Opals on Mars could hold a record of ancient life
10 July 2015
A special kind of opal that can trap microbes on Earth has been found in a Martian meteorite, suggesting a new target in the search for signs of life on Mars.
Inside the mind of a volcano
12 February 2018
As the new Volcanoes and Earthquakes gallery prepares to blast open, Museum volcanologist talks about predicting disasters and exploring off limits on the slopes of volcanoes.