20-23 July 2023 Jodrell Bank Observatory

earth and solar system & manchester volcanology

Volcanoes: What makes them go bang?

Volcanoes erupt around the world in different ways, some pour out red-hot rivers of lava whereas others explode with a bang! Why do we get different kinds of volcanic eruptions and what goes on inside a volcano? Join researchers from the University of Manchester as we explore what makes volcanoes tick through a series of mildly messy experiments (including some you can do at home!)


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