The Next Yellowstone Supereruption Is Closer Than You ThinkJesus Diaz5/01/12 10:39am1142EditPromoteGo to permalinkThe good news: scientists have discovered that "the Yellowstone super-volcano is a little less super than previously thought." The bad news: the Yellowstone super-volcano is "more active than previously thought." That means eruptions are more frequent. So the next one is likely closer than previously predicted. Gulp.