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February 1, 2007

Scientists Witness Undersea Eruption

As OSU volcanologist Bill Chadwick watches live images of a violent series of explosions deep in the Pacific, he searches for words that capture the otherworldly scene. “It’s like a balloon popping, or a pillow!” Chadwick is witnessing for the first time what no one has seen before: explosive eruptions of a submarine volcano. Terra […]


February 1, 2007

Underwater Volcano Eruption

No need to duck! Watch an underwater volcano erupt in this video shot by OSU researchers.


April 23, 2006

Sounding an Arctic Retreat

The Arctic doesn’t give up its secrets without a fight. A science team led by OSU oceanographer Kelly Falkner learned that the hard way last year when a sudden windstorm off the northern Greenland coast destroyed their tents and scattered debris for miles.


April 23, 2006

Fish Bones and Tree Rings

Fish bones smaller than a fingernail have a big story to tell.