This video captures the final few minutes of the Curiosity rover’s white-knuckle thrill ride as it fell toward the surface of Mars.
Volcanologist and Eruptions blogger Erik Klemetti reviews 10 of his favorite volcanoes in recent history.
Around the world volcanoes are stirring. Eruptions blogger and volcanologist Erik Klemetti brings you nine volcanic regions to pore over — including one on the moon.
The European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft is heading for a comet.
The ambitious mission — scheduled to enter orbit Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in January of 2014 and place a tiny lander named Philae on its surface that November ? will no doubt return incredible, never-before-seen pictures. Until then, observers on Earth will have to make do with artists’ renderings like the ones in this video.
From a lava-oozing crater in the Congo to a smoke-puffing volcanic summit in Russia, volcanologist and Eruptions blogger Erik Klemetti shows off the planet’s latest volcanic activity in photos taken from space.