Amazing Video Happens To Capture Cabulco Volcano As It Starts Erupting

Picture it: you’re out hiking, shooting some video of beautiful Chilean waterfalls, when the mountain in the background suddenly starts erupting (for the first time in four decades). Frankly, this guy’s reaction is way more subdued and devoid of terrified shrieking than ours would have been. » 4/26/15 2:45pm 4/26/15 2:45pm

An Absolutely Massive Volcano Is Exploding In Chile Right Now

Calbuco, a stratovolcano in southern Chile, began erupting yesterday at 7pm local time. First spewing massive ash clouds then, at 10pm, erupting explosively as its fragile structure collapsed inwards. Here’s all the stunning imagery and video; we’ll keep it updated as this develops. You can see it from space! » 4/23/15 1:22pm 4/23/15 1:22pm

Stunning photos of colossal lightning in massive volcano eruption

You don't need to travel into a brown dwarf star's atmosphere or Saturn's hexagon to see colossal lightning. Just look at these photographs taken by Francisco Negroni of the eruption of the complex volcano Cordón Caulle, in Chile. He told me that, while scary, there was no immediate danger: » 1/15/14 9:40am 1/15/14 9:40am

This Is the Most Astonishing Solar Eruption I've Ever Seen

I don't know if it's the most amazing view of a solar eruption ever recorded, but it probably is. When our friends at NASA Goddard sent us this image of the latest solar eruption today, we just couldn't believe how astonishing and ominous it looked. » 9/05/12 10:48am 9/05/12 10:48am

Here is a processed version of the same image, a "lighten blended…