Corium: Man Made Lava Flow

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!

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