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How NASA's $3.5 billion idea could save Earth from a supervolcano apocalypse

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Yellowstone National Park sits atop a massive supervolcano that's considered one of the greatest volcano threats in the county.
While experts estimate that a super-eruption might not happen for another few million years, NASA scientists performed a thought experiment to determine how we could prevent Yellowstone from erupting.
Their hypothetical idea involves cooling the volcano down by pumping cold water into a series of wells around its perimeter.
If implemented, the scenario could potentially save Earth from a supervolcano apocalypse .
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