Would You Like to Buy an Extinct Volcano? | Smart News | Smithsonian

You can own a real volcano in England for around $60,700.


The U.K.’s Posbury Clump may not have the snazziest of names, but the site boasts a rich history—and is available for around $60,700

Source: Would You Like to Buy an Extinct Volcano? | Smart News | Smithsonian

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NASA’s Mars InSight Mission Lands on Red Planet’s Surface – The New York Times

In the months ahead, the spacecraft will begin its study of the Martian underworld, listening for marsquakes and revealing secrets about the dusty world’s formation.

A Gurgling ‘Mud Pot’ Is Crawling Across Southern California | Smart News | Smithsonian

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Scientists don’t know why the muddy spring is moving, but it poses a threat to the infrastructure in its path

Source: A Gurgling ‘Mud Pot’ Is Crawling Across Southern California | Smart News | Smithsonian

Comets Are Just Like Deep Fried Ice Cream, According To Science

Comets Are Just Like Deep Fried Ice Cream, According To Science.

PAHs in comets’ crusts are organic molecules that are the basis for amino acids, nucleotides, and RNA. These findings show a possible catalyst for their assembly.