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You Don’t Need to Worry About Yellowstone (or Any Other Supervolcano)

You Don’t Need to Worry About Yellowstone (or Any Other Supervolcano)

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You’ve probably heard that the supervolcano under Yellowstone National Park is a ticking time bomb ready to go off at any time. But as it turns out, volcanologists aren’t too worried about it.

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