Reawakened Yellowstone Geyser Isn't Sign of Explosion

Reawakened Yellowstone Geyser Isn't Sign of Explosion
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A recent reawakening of the tallest geyser in the world is not a harbinger of an imminent volcanic eruption, a new study reports. And it isn’t likely to portend a dangerous hydrothermal explosion either, which can occur when superheated water turns to steam and bursts violently out of the confining rock, researchers report in the Jan. 12 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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