Earth Changes

Watch Mount Etna ‘breathing’ in this mesmerising Nasa animation: Earth’s crust is seen swelling and dipping as the volcano gets ready to explode

imageIt is the most active volcano in Europe, blowing its top every few years and spewing magma to release pressure. But rather than being an immovable funnel of rock, Italy’s Mount Etna grows and shrinks as the years roll by. An animation from Nasa, using radio satellite imagery, has captured this activity to make the volcano appear as if it’s ‘breathing’ over the course of a decade. Watch Mount Etna ‘breathing’ in this stunning Nasa animation. Read Article