the twists and turns of a geyser's pipes cause eruptions - UPI.com

February 26, 2015 5:29 AM

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the twists and turns of a geyser's pipes cause eruptions - UPI.com

According to a new study, the plumping that supply geysers with heated water and steam is characterized by twists, turns and loop-the-loops -- small intricacies where steam can gather.

As researchers at the University of California, Berkeley recently confirmed, water in geysers actually boils downward -- and rapidly.

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