Giant Eruptions from Yellowstone Caldera May Have Taken Millennia

Let’s get one thing straight about the current rash of news about Yellowstone and its eruptions: really, nothing much has changed. Sure, a lot of news media took the angle that a shocking new study shows that Yellowstone erupts more often than we might have thought and, yes, we’re all doomed and such. However, if you look at the new findings (and pause to think about it), very little has fundamentally changed about our understanding of the giant caldera in western Wyoming.

Read more here.

Giant Eruptions from Yellowstone Caldera May Have Taken Millennia

Let’s get one thing straight about the current rash of news about Yellowstone and its eruptions: really, nothing much has changed. Sure, a lot of news media took the angle that a shocking new study shows that Yellowstone erupts more often than we might have thought and, yes, we’re all doomed and such. However, if you look at the new findings (and pause to think about it), very little has fundamentally changed about our understanding of the giant caldera in western Wyoming.

Read more here.

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    Psh! The Toba supervolcano is WAY more interesting!!! (FYI- Toba is estimated to have erupted over 2800 km3 (DRE),...
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    Thank goodness, I thought Yellowstone was going to explode before I got to visit
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