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Yellowstone Bigger Than Expected

Lava spews from a volcano as it erupts near Eyjafjallajokull April 19, 2010. Flights from large parts of Europe are set to resume on Tuesday under a deal agreed by the European Union to free up airspace closed by a cloud of ash hurled into the sky by the Icelandic volcano.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson (ICELAND - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)

The gigantic underground plume of partly molten rock that feeds the Yellowstone supervolcano might be bigger than previously thought, a new image suggests. The study says nothing about the chances of a cataclysmic eruption at Yellowstone, but it provides scientists