Earlier this month, volcanologists blew 12 holes in an otherwise peaceful meadow in Ashford, New York. It's not that they had anything against the meadow, per se, it's just that it was a convenient place to do some real-world experiments in how explosions affect the Earth and what we can do to monitor and predict volcanic eruptions.

6 Responses to “Exploding things for science”

  1. Mark Dow says:

    Tennis ball at end of clip is sad :(, vulcanologist wanabee is happy :)

  2. eksrae says:

    And later that day, the entire team was arrested for “domestic terrorism” and led away in handcuffs…

  3. Gill Avila says:

    They wanted to see how explosions affected the Earth?  Why not just look at pictures of Berlin after WWII?

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