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What If We Poured Concrete Into a Volcano?



If only there were a simple trick to stop a massive volcano from spewing out lava. Like maybe plugging it up with good old concrete. A massive volcanic explosion sends rock, lava and ash everywhere. Fire and destruction are all around you. If only there were a simple trick to stop an eruption. Like maybe plugging up those magma mountains with good old concrete. How could this wild idea be accomplished? Would concrete be able to withstand the pressure and heat? And would it do the trick or make things even more dangerous?

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What If We Filled Our Oceans Up With Lava?

What If We Filled Our Oceans Up With Lava?

This is what happens when lava mixes with water. But luckily, this only happens in a small portion of our world. But what if that wasn’t the case? And lava filled up our oceans? What might happen then?” How long would something like this take? Why would this change the weather? And how hot would Earth get?

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