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Volcanic Reading for the Long, Hot Summer

This year, volcanoes have simmered in Hawaii and erupted in Guatemala, at great human cost.  After tragedy, we have questions that are scientific, mythical, and personal. How well can scientists predict when lava will flow and ash rain from the sky? How do human beings live with the constant threat that the earth will crack open to send a river of fire over their homes?

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