The victim appeared to survive the volcano’s initial blast, only to be killed by the giant stone slab.
It’s the first complete horse to ever be found in the wreckage of Pompeii.
It killed 100,000 people in the direct impact. But it led to tens of millions more deaths later.
A new study concludes that the heat from Antarctic volcanoes helped many plants and bugs survive past ice ages.
Scientists think animals buried in a 120 million-year-old Chinese graveyard were killed instantly by volcanic eruptions similar to the one that destroyed Pompeii.
A team of researchers has discovered more information about what causes “supervolcanoes” to erupt, and their findings are unsettling.
Scientists in northern China are getting a rare glimpse into a prehistoric world, after discovering an ancient forest buried under a thick layer of volcanic ash near the Mongolian district of Wuda.