The avalanche was sparked by an erupting volcano.
It's been spewing ash, lava, and pyroclastic material for more than a week.
Expect to see "a lot more volcanic activity in areas of the world where glaciers and volcanoes interact," the lead author says.
Indonesian authorities ask about 100,000 more people to take shelter. Some are reluctant to leave their homes.
Some 24,000 people were evacuated to temporary shelters over the weekend.
Kathleen Hartnett White's first Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday was cringeworthy.
More than 1,000 people were killed the last time Mount Agung erupted in 1963.
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A new technique could bring us closer to accurately predicting volcano behavior.
“Bogoslof Volcano remains at a heightened state of unrest and in an unpredictable condition,” the Alaska Volcano Observatory warns.
Eruptions might be responsible for shrinking penguin populations.