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Remnants of Yellowstone Supervolcano Still Active

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Remnants of Yellowstone Supervolcano Still Active

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It's no secret that the Yellowstone area is still geologically active — that's what's responsible for the geysers and hot springs that make the park famous. But researchers have been surprised by the rate at which the remnants of a supervolcano under Yellowstone National Park are rising.

Guest:

Jacob Lowenstern, scientist-in-charge, Yellowstone Volcano Observatory; research geologist, United States Geological Survey