• How NASA's $3.5 billion idea could save Earth from a supervolcano apocalypse

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Narrator: There's a volcano beneath Yellowstone National Park. But it's not your average volcano. It's hundreds of meters deep, larger than the state of Rhode Island and capable of eruptions thousands of times more violent than anything we've ever witnessed. This is a supervolcano. It's one of three in the US and it's considered to be the greatest volcano threat in the country.
    If Yellowstone's volcano erupted, it would be catastrophic. The eruption would shoot a tower of ash into the air, taller than Mount Everest, covering...
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