Glassy Drips (image) University at Buffalo Share Print E-Mail Caption Glassy drips on a pillar indicate that the lava cooled at a pace consistent with lava-water interaction: slow enough to form the drips, but fast enough to avoid forming crystals. Credit Tracy Gregg Usage Restrictions This image may only be published with news reports covering the research described in the associated press release. The image must be credited to Tracy Gregg when used. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.