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Cracking the Secrets of Old Faithful’s Geyser Eggs

Posted by: Date: August 1, 2018
Old Faithful eggs

The “eggs” of Old Faithful are like geologic gobstoppers, each layer capturing a snapshot of past conditions. [PHOTOGRAPH BY MICHAEL NICHOLS, NAT GEO IMAGE COLLECTION]

By Maya Wei-Haas
National Geographic

Researchers get their first look at a geological 'gobstopper' from Yellowstone, which may hold clues about its iconic geyser's past and future.

Geosciences Professor Emeritus Duncan Foley was one of the authors of this study!

Click here to read the full story: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/2018/08/news-old-faithful-geology-geyser-geothermal-chemistry/