What Happens When Molten Lava Meets Ice?


What happens when you pour something incredibly hot, like molten lava, onto something incredibly cold, say a dense block of ice? Like most people, you probably imagined it would melt a hole right through and, eventually, probably melt all the ice.

The research found that lava didn’t always just melt through the ice, and flow under the surface. When lava was poured directly onto densely packed ice, the lava was able to flow over the simulated glacier at rates of tens of centimeters a second, lubricated by a layer of steam.



World's Largest Eagle: Harpy Eagle

The Harpy Eagle, is a Neotropical species of eagle. It is the largest and most powerful raptor found in the Americas, and among the largest extant species of eagles in the world.

Sleeping Dogs Compilation

Dogs be having some of the most intense dreams for their bodies to be that active while asleep.

Paralyzed Dog Walks Again For First Time

This is the heartwarming moment a woman saw her pet dog walking for the first time after surgery and rehabilitation.

The Running of the Baby Goats

Thirty-two baby Nigerian dwarf goats take part in the annual running of the baby goats at the Sunflower Farm Creamery in Cumberland, Maine.