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Mysterious particles of Dark Matter trigger volcanic eruptions and comet strikes on Earth, study claims

Posted in 2015, astronomy, Galaxy with tags , , , , , , , on February 19, 2015 by theboldcorsicanflame

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  • Scientists have found a correlation between extinction events on Earth to the path our solar system takes through crowded areas of the Milky Way 
  • The galactic disk of the Milky Way contains dense clumps of dark matter
  • Our planet is thought to encounter these roughly every 30 million years
  • Researchers claim the dark matter can throw comets into our solar system
  • It also may heat up the core of our planet and trigger geological activity
  • Scientists say this may explain the timings of mass extinctions on Earth
  • Recent encounters with dark matter may have triggered a comet shower


Dark matter surrounds galaxies across the universe, and is invisible because it does not reflect light.

It cannot be seen directly with telescopes, but astronomers know it to be out there because of the gravitational effects it has on the matter we can see.

The European Space Agency says: ‘Shine a torch in a completely dark room, and you will see only what the torch illuminates.

‘That does not mean that the room around you does not exist.

‘Similarly we know dark matter exists but have never observed it directly.’

Scientists are fairly sure it exists and is crucial to the universe, but they do not know what it looks like or where to find it. 

Footage of a French TV in the Village of the Iceland Volcano

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on May 23, 2011 by theboldcorsicanflame

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Volcano Etna : Eruption on the 8th and 9th of May 2011

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on May 9, 2011 by theboldcorsicanflame

Philippines : 25 quakes hit Volcano Taal in last 24 hrs; lake water warmer

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on May 7, 2011 by theboldcorsicanflame

Beautiful Footage of Lava from Kilauea Volcano – Hawai

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , on April 4, 2011 by theboldcorsicanflame

Hawaii : Kilauea eruption, whales, sea and sun and Video of the Hawaian Volcano Kilauea Erupts

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on March 27, 2011 by theboldcorsicanflame

Kilauea is the youngest and southeastern most volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii. Topographically Kilauea appears as only a bulge on the southeastern flank of Mauna Loa, and so for many years Kilauea was thought to be a mere satellite of its giant neighbor, not a separate volcano. However, research over the past few decades shows clearly that Kilauea has its own magma-plumbing system, extending to the surface from more than 60 km deep in the earth.

Hawaiian Meaning
The Hawaiian name “Kilauea” means “spewing” or “much spreading,” apparently in reference to the lava flows that it erupts. Eruptions have been Continuous since January 3, 1983. It is estimated that the first eruption of Kilauea
has between 300,000 and 600,000 years ago

Indonesia : Threatened Directly and Indirectly by Volcanoes : Karangetang, Bromo, Ashes in Merapi

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , on March 22, 2011 by theboldcorsicanflame

Mt Bromo Eruption on March 19,2011

Volcano Karangetang and lava 19.03.2011