27 August 2019

Blue lava

One of the hydrothermal sites at Dollol (Ethiopia).  The burning of sulfur generates a characteristic blue flame.  Credit Olivier Grunewald.


  1. This is beautiful but terrifying. Or terrifying but beautiful.
    Among other things I did with my chemistry set when I was a kid was burning sulfur. The blue flame was lovely but the side effects were not pleasant in close quarters.

  2. And we have always thought that hell was red....


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