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NASA gives jet engines layer of glass with injection of volcanic ash

By April Gocha / December 6, 2015

Scientists at NASA have taken measurements of what happens in full-scale tests—in which the scientists injected actual volcanic ash into an operating jet engine—and will spend the next several months analyzing the experimental data.

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Volcanic lightning zaps ash into glass

By April Gocha / March 9, 2015

New research from an international team of scientists suggests that natural glass spheres are born during another natural phenomenon—volcanic lightning.

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