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Why Was the Tonga Eruption So Massive? Scientists Have New Clues

Just how big was the January eruption of the Hunga-Tonga volcano? Four months of intensive science has only bumped up…

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Health

3 months after volcanic eruption, Tonga slowly rebuilds

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Samantha Moala recalls she was taking a shower at her home in Tonga when she heard…

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Business

Pompeii: Rebirth of Italy’s dead city that nearly died again

POMPEII, Italy — In a few horrible hours, Pompeii was turned from a vibrant city into an ash-embalmed wasteland, smothered…

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Health

Tonga’s virus outbreak growing rapidly; omicron confirmed

Coronavirus cases continue to rise rapidly in Tonga, and tests have confirmed that the particularly contagious omicron variant is behind…

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Health

Australia navy ship with infected crew offloads aid to Tonga

The Australian navy’s largest ship has docked at disaster-stricken Tonga and was allowed by local authorities to unload humanitarian supplies…

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Health

23 Australians on ship delivering aid to Tonga have virus

Nearly two dozen sailors on an Australian ship going to deliver aid to Tonga are infected with the coronavirus, raising…

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Science

There are weird volcanoes everywhere we look in the solar system

Bizarre volcanoes that ooze ice magma or explode like geysers reveal the geological rumblings beneath other worlds. Some might even…

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