Yellowstone volcano: How supervolcano was discovered 'leaking' by USGS

Express.co.uk | 7/21/2019 | Callum Hoare
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Lead scientists Jacob Lowenstern at the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory said: “We had sort of an 'aha' moment where we realised, wow, that there's a lot of crustal helium coming out of Yellowstone — far more than we would have predicted."

When uranium and thorium decay, they produce helium, or in this case the isotope helium-4.

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The gas is gurgling up from a store that’s...
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