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  • Date and time: Thursday 3 June 2021, 10am to 11am
  • Location: Online
  • Admission: Free admission, booking not required

Event details

This event is part of our Ask the Experts series for families.

What is a volcano? Why does it erupt? Why do some volcanoes produce rivers of red-hot lava?

What questions do YOU want our experts to answer?

Explore what makes a volcano tick with researchers from the University of Manchester.

About the Experts

Volcanologists at the University of Manchester study volcanoes all over the world in a variety of ways, from looking at the rocks formed as magma moves deep underground, to the gases emitted by volcanoes into our atmosphere, to even looking at volcanoes on the Moon! Follow us on twitter (@ManchesterVolc) to find out more.

Over to you!

Ask your questions on the Question Forum below.  Our volcanologists will be answering these live on Thursday 3 June from 10am - 11am.

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