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Undersea Eruptions Led to Massive Landslide

An erupting undersea volcano near Guam in the western Pacific continues to reshape the seafloor.

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Depths of Discovery

The colossal clamshells caught the young scientist’s eye soon after he arrived at Oregon State University in the late 1970s. Giant bivalves the size of footballs were piled in the corners of offices and cradled in the arms of researchers walking the halls of the School of Oceanography.