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Look What Happens When Magma Touches Water

Look What Happens When Magma Touches Water

Video: Fire bubbles! That’s what happens when burning hot liquid magma hits water. National Geographic writes that, “Scientists are trying to determine the potential dangerous effects of introducing water into a pressurised pocket of magma underground.”

Molten Magma Could Power Electric Plants Of The Future

Molten Magma Could Power Electric Plants Of The Future

Good old geothermal plants generate power using water heated by hot rocks deep underground. But what if we could get energy directly from the seething magma down below? In Iceland, an accidental discovery let scientists actually stick a pipe into magma to test this idea — and the results of…