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Name: Kevin
Status: Student
Grade: 6-8
Location: IA
Country: United States
Date: October 2008


Question:
Have scientists been able to take hot lava to a lab?



Replies:
Scientists have taken lab equipment to hot lava for measurements and research. They have also taken cooled lava (rock) to the lab and heated it up. But grabbing a bucket full of hot lava and running it to a lab for study is unsafe and impractical.

Good question!

Nathan A. Unterman



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