Benjamin R. Phillips

Phillips is a volcano-chasing photographer, writer and geophysicist who has studied mantle dynamics and volcanic processes for more than a decade. He currently works for SRA International as science advisor to the Geothermal Technologies Office at the U.S. Department of Energy. The views expressed are his own. To see a video about the November 2012 expedition, visit: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z02IiFsBd7E.