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Solving The Mystery of Santorini’s Volcano

The mystery surrounding the formation of Santorini’s volcano is one that still puzzles archeologists and scientists today. Santorini is a place of great beauty visited by millions of tourists each year. It is an island well known for its beautiful hotels,...

Volcano, Climate Change Caused Destruction of Greek City in Egypt

The hiatus in Berenike, a Hellenistic city in Egypt, was a combination of volcanic eruptions and drought, scientists say

Santorini Volcano in Greece to Erupt Again, Scientists Warn

A group of scientists believe the cosmopolitan island is “at high risk for volcanically- and seismically-induced hazards.

Geology of Greece: How the Country’s Beautiful Landscape Formed

Greece and its geology are a wonder of nature, a stunning landscape blessed with high mountains, blue seas and over six thousand islands.

The Worst Year Ever to Be Alive in History

The volcanic explosions of the year 536 caused researchers to state recently that that year was definitively "the worst year to be alive."

Akrotiri, Santorini—The Bronze Age City Preserved in Volcanic Ash

Akrotiri, the 3,600-year-old city on the island of Santorini buried by ash from a gigantic volcanic eruption in 1650 BC, frozen in its Bronze Age glory, serves as an exquisite time capsule for contemporary archaeologists who learn more every...

Findings on Santorini Point to “Lost Island of Atlantis” Origins

The ancient lost city of Atlantis may indeed have been located on what is now known as the Greek island of Santorini.

Man Survives 27-Hour Swim After Tonga Volcano Eruption, Tsunami

A man who is being hailed as a "real life Aquaman" swam for 27 hours straight after the tsunami that occurred after the Tonga volcano eruption swept him away from his village. Lisala Folau, a 57-year-old Tongan man who was...

Lava from Canary Islands Volcano Reaches the Atlantic Ocean

Red hot lava from a volcano that devastated the Spanish island of La Palma reached the Atlantic Ocean late on Tuesday evening, nine days after it started to flow down the mountain, wrecking buildings and destroying crops. Big clouds of...

International Team to Explore Santorini’s Volcano Secrets

A total of thirty scientists from all around the world are heading to Santorini aboard a ship that will probe the depths of the sea and take core samples of the sea bed in an effort to understand more...