Yellowstone Hot Spring Colors Explained Through Simple Computer Model

December 20, 2014 8:02 PM

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Scientists from the Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences in Germany and Montana State University teamed up with the sole purpose of finding a rational explanation for the colors that Yellowstone’s hot springs display.

The world’s largest hot springs and geysers can be visited at the Yellowstone National Park. These sites were the reason for establishing the park in 1972, thus becoming the first National Park in the United States. The colors created by these hot springs are one of the main reasons they became famo...

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