Robert B. Smith

NEW AWARD FOR OLD HAND AT YELLOWSTONE

After spending decades tromping around Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks to study their volcanic and seismic hazards, awards keep pouring in for Bob Smith, a research and emeritus professor of geology and geophysics.


MORE HOT ROCK UNDER YELLOWSTONE

U seismologists discovered a reservoir of hot, partly molten rock beneath the Yellowstone supervolcano, and it is four times larger than the shallower, long-known magma chamber.