Just remember you read it here first. When volcanoes started erupted in Iceland last month, Science Buzz reported that similar situations in the past led to to closures of European airports. Today's news includes reports of shutdowns at airports including London, Paris and Dublin due to concentrations of ash in their from the eruptions. Why no air travel due to the ash? Jet engines can shutdown or stall if they take in too much volcanic ash. And here's a link to majorly cool video of one of those erupting Iceland volcanoes.

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Liza's picture
Liza says:

Minnesota Public Radio's Midmorning did a good story about this yesterday.

posted on Fri, 04/16/2010 - 12:35pm
mikalah's picture
mikalah says:

this has very good facts.but this story should be a little more child friendly.

posted on Sun, 04/18/2010 - 10:58am

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