People who make their living exploring active volcano craters are certainly a courageous bunch. They are living, and sometimes dying, in order to better understand the science of our earth. Now, seven years after a tragic volcano explosion killed several scientists, controversy swirls around the key players in that event. A conversation about the erruption at Galeras, as well as a look at the current state of volcano activity around the world.


  • Stanley Williams Professor of Volcanology at Arizona State University; and author "Surviving Galeras" (Pub: Houghton Mifflin)
  • Victoria Bruce Science journalist; and author of "No Apparent Danger: The True Story of Volcanic Disaster at Galeras and Nevado Del Ruiz" (Pub: Harper Collins)

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