Visible Shock Wave Rocks Japanese Volcano in Slo-Mo

We can all agree that volcanic explosions are filled with awesome. But get too close, and you're toast. Richard Roscoe must have been using a big lens to stay out of the danger zone of Sakurajima Volcano in southern Japan when he snapped this stunning sequence last month of a visible shock wave propagating out [...]

January 21, 2010
3:56 PM EST