16 Oct. 2012 -- Article by Charles Q. Choi, OurAmazongPlanet.com, featured on NBCNews Science.
Researchers think violent hotspots may originate near the Earth's core at depths of 1,550 miles
23 Sept. 2012 -- Articles by François Martel, Journal de l'île de la Réunion (in French).
The island's science reporter François Martel wrote a very knowledgable, beautifully illustrated article about the geological hotspot setting of La Réunion, and how RHUM-RUM wants to investigate it (page 1, page 2). We got a second article because we had the "father of plumes" on board, W. Jason Morgan (page 3).