What will become of the massive volcanic pumice rafts spreading…

Last week, we told you about a 7,500-square-mile raft of pumice discovered floating in the Pacific Ocean, but more recent observations by NASA reveal that chunks of the volcanic rock have since spread over an area of 100,000 square miles. So people are starting to wonder: What will become of the pumice? » 8/22/12 4:40pm 8/22/12 4:40pm

Scientists identify the source of 7,500-square-mile "pumice island"

Australian Naval officer Tim Oscar called the massive chunk of volcanic rock pictured up top "the weirdest thing [he'd] seen in 18 years at sea." Now, NASA satellite images have revealed the source of the floating raft: a mysterious undersea volcano known as the Havre Seamount. » 8/14/12 10:34am 8/14/12 10:34am