sâmbătă, 1 ianuarie 2011

Vesuvius's big daddy: The supervolcano that threatens all life in Europe

- Two thousand years ago Mount Vesuvius destroyed Pompeii. Today, a larger, far more deadly supervolcano lurks on the other side of Naples. If it erupts, Campi Flegrei could wipe out all life in Europe. So why are British scientists battling the Italians for the right to poke at it with drilling rods? Full story:

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