I came across this article today from Wired and just had to pass it along…!
“Lo and behold, what do I find but an entire research field that has been making manmade lava for decades. Sure, we’ve seen some of the recent manmade lava flows done at Syracuse University and small-scale lava in experiments for some time, but here I was finding research that involved a ton (literally) of manmade lava … and moreover, these lava have been made by accident on a number of occasions with tragic consequences.”
Corium… Nuclear Meltdown lava. And, I’d like to point out the lovely margin lobation!
Read the full article at: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/04/the-most-dangerous-manmade-lava-flow/#more-155251