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Let the Lava Flow

Lava flows from the specially modified furnace located at the Comstock Art Facility at Syracuse University.

Lava flows from the specially modified furnace located at the Comstock Art Facility at Syracuse University.

January 12, 2017

The weather outside was frightful, but the lava pour was delightful.

Syracuse faculty and staff gathered together on a bitterly cold January evening to watch as Assistant Professor of Studio Arts Robert Wysocki and Professor of Earth Sciences Jeff Karson turned out 100 pounds of molten basalt rock onto the snow. 

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