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A Rain of Cosmic Particles Reveals The Secret Life of Volcanoes

Scientists find a new way to peer into the beating heart of a volcano

Photo by Piermanuele Sberni on Unsplash

You will, I’m sure, be familiar with an x-ray: a high energy form of light that can pass through the human body and therefore — if we use it to take a photograph — reveal our inner forms. This technique works because our bones, organs and…




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Alastair Williams

Alastair Williams

Exploring the relationship between humanity and science | Physicist | Satellite Operations Manager |

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