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Towards the end of 2011 a large and hugely expensive robotic rover called Curiosity is due to blast off for Mars from Cape Canaveral. If it makes it safely to the planet’s surface in August 2012 one of the first things it will do is sniff the air. Its creators, back on Earth, will be straining to see if that air carries a whiff of methane.

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  • ‘It was a horrible stench.’ Old Bethpage residents report methane-like smell
    Residents in Old Bethpage reported an unbearable methane-like odor in the air. Some residents on Oxford Road say it smelt like a wall of gas when they opened their doors this morning. It was so bad ...
    09/21/2021 - 9:27 am | View Link
  • Odd methane plumes on one of Saturn's moons may be evidence of life, study says
    Peculiar readings from Saturn's moon Enceladus have spurred researchers to probe the possibility that life might exist on the bizarre world in the outer solar system. In 2005, NAS ...
    09/21/2021 - 8:03 am | View Link
  • Columbus to spend $30.1 million to use methane gas from sewage plant to generate power
    The Columbus City Council approved $30.1 million to make electricity and heat buildings at the Jackson Pike sewage-treatment plant on South Side ...
    09/20/2021 - 11:02 pm | View Link
  • Methane fee collides with EPA rules. ‘It’s very unusual’
    Methane emissions are in the crosshairs of Democratic climate politics like never before, creating the prospects of a collision between the oil and gas industry and simultaneous restrictions from both ...
    09/20/2021 - 10:38 pm | View Link
  • U.S. and Europe agree to slash methane emissions as Biden tells world ‘time is running out’ on climate change
    In an effort to tackle the low-hanging fruit of fighting climate change, President Biden and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced a joint pledge to cut methane emissions by at ...
    09/20/2021 - 10:18 am | View Link
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