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methane

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Bundle up, travelers. It's snowing methane on Pluto

NASA reports on a chain of "exotic snowcapped mountains" on Pluto, but it's not a place you'd want to go skiing.

By March 4, 2016

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NASA shows what it would be like to land on Pluto

New Horizons made a close pass of the distant dwarf planet last year, and now the space agency has visualized a future approach in preparation for reaching the surface.

By July 15, 2016

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It suddenly seems like life could be found almost anywhere in the universe

Researchers suggest we may need to expand our horizons when it comes to the search for life beyond Earth.

By July 7, 2016

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Cassini provides most detailed image yet of Saturn's titanic storm

The giant storm raging at Saturn's south pole has been revealed in more detail than ever before -- and the storm is more complex than first thought.

By May 12, 2016

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Fly over Titan's methane lakes in NASA's video

The Cassini spacecraft has been gathering radar data on Titan, allowing scientists to knit together a dramatic view of its lakes and seas.

By December 18, 2013

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Lack of Mars methane a blow to chances of finding life

The dream of discovering life on Mars took a hit with the release of a study highlighting the Curiosity rover's methane-less adventures on the Red Planet.

By September 19, 2013

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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.

By June 21, 2015

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Flatulent cows make shed explode, report says

Methane gas from 90 cows comes together with a static electric charge to cause a lot of damage.

By January 27, 2014

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Man sets tap water on fire, sparks debate

A YouTube video of a North Dakota man apparently setting tap water on fire stirs a debate about fracking and methane and all things scientific.

By January 2, 2014

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Microsoft experiments with fuel cell-powered data center

Using methane-powered fuel cells eliminates inefficiencies in electrical power distribution and improves power supply reliability, Microsoft researchers conclude.

By November 13, 2013