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Volcano near Phillipine capital shows increased activity, may erupt

More quakes and gas emissions have been detected from a volcano on an island close to the Philippine capital, possibly indicating an eruption is looming, according to the government. Twenty volcanic quakes were detected at Taal Volcano in the 24 hours to Saturday 8:00am (0000 GMT) compared to 15 quakes…

Moon’s ‘treasure chest’ includes silver

Lunar soil is richer than previously thought, with traces of silver among the complex mix of elements and compounds found within one of the moon’s craters, according to a new study. Researchers at Brown University who analyzed particles of lunar dust kicked up by a NASA-engineered collision last year found…