Iceland volcano ash was sharp

About a year ago Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano erupted and officials closed Europe’s airspace for days because of the risk of ash scouring planes or being sucked into jet engines and shutting them down.

Now, the most detailed visual study yet of volcanic ash from last year’s Icelandic eruption reveals just how sharp, abrasive and potentially dangerous the particles were. Learn more here.

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