When volcanologists need to sort out things like how quick a magma stream moves, why adding water can cause a blast, or even how volcanoes work on different planets inspecting magma is the key. In any case, a fountain of liquid magma isn’t the solitary spot you can get a few. The Syracuse University Lava Project group makes it in-house on a grander scale than some other programs like it. Things being what they are, how do lab and fieldwork meet up to assist volcanologists with understanding anything from Pele’s hair to magma bombs? On this scene of Science Skills, maker Abby Tang works at the Lava Project and plunks down with field-master Ben Edwards to comprehend the secrets to success from hard to practically outlandish.
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