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Sierra del Divisor National Park. Located in the Amazon rainforest in Peru, right at the edge of Brazil.

The world's newest National Park is also one of the prettiest

Sierra del Divisor National Park. Located in the Amazon rainforest in Peru, right at the edge of Brazil.

HOW can we become a space tourist?  Some of us are starting to get antsy about space travel. Just how long is it…

HOW can we become a space tourist? Some of us are starting to get antsy about space travel. Just how long is it…

Why Do We Only See One Side of the Moon? #astronomy #science #moon #animation #education

Why Do We Only See One Side of the Moon? A quick

Why Do We Only See One Side of the Moon? #astronomy #science #moon #animation #education

So, instead of dying like Gollum, who dove into a bubbling volcano in the book and film "Lord of the Rings: Return of the King," a simple physics analysis indicates you would stay buoyed on top. This wouldn't save you from a gruesome fate, however: Resting on a bed of molten rock four times hotter than the broiler in an oven, you'd quickly burst into flames and burn to death.

What Would Happen If You Fell Into a Volcano?

So, instead of dying like Gollum, who dove into a bubbling volcano in the book and film "Lord of the Rings: Return of the King," a simple physics analysis indicates you would stay buoyed on top. This wouldn't save you from a gruesome fate, however: Resting on a bed of molten rock four times hotter than the broiler in an oven, you'd quickly burst into flames and burn to death.

Now imagine 1,500 of these suckers all shooting off at once. That's how many active volcanoes dot the Earth, plus an unknown number hidden under the ocean. Every day, between 10 and 20 volcanoes are erupting somewhere on Earth, but scientists say the chance of every volcano on the planet erupting at once is so small that it's impossible. But what if it did happen? Would Earth as it we know it survive?  Not likely, said Parv Sethi, a geologist at Radford University in Virginia.

What If Every Volcano on Earth Erupted at Once?

Now imagine 1,500 of these suckers all shooting off at once. That's how many active volcanoes dot the Earth, plus an unknown number hidden under the ocean. Every day, between 10 and 20 volcanoes are erupting somewhere on Earth, but scientists say the chance of every volcano on the planet erupting at once is so small that it's impossible. But what if it did happen? Would Earth as it we know it survive? Not likely, said Parv Sethi, a geologist at Radford University in Virginia.

Despite their name, fireflies are actually beetles which use an enzymatic reaction involving a chemical compound called luciferin to produce their typical greenish flashing light

Despite their name, fireflies are actually beetles which use an enzymatic reaction involving a chemical compound called luciferin to produce their typical greenish flashing light

WHERE are the world's most scariest roads?

For daring drivers only: The world's scariest roads

WHERE are the world's most scariest roads?

WHERE are the 20 Best Motorcycle Roads in the World?

The 20 Best Motorcycle Roads in the World

WHERE are the 20 Best Motorcycle Roads in the World?

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