Methane

A Jersey cow stares down a chicken in the milking parlor of a farm south of Winchester, Va. on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012. The chicken was eating spilled feed for the cows. (AP Photo/The Winchester Star, Scott Mason)

Gassy cows blamed for barn explosion

BERLIN (AP) — A herd of dairy cows nearly lifted the roof off their barn in central Germany when methane released by the animals caused an explosion. Police in Hesse state said in a statement […]

01/28/2014

Hawthorne families return home after methane leak

HAWTHORNE (CNS) – Thirty-seven Hawthorne families, evacuated from their homes Sept. 12 due to methane gas spewing from a nearby well, began returning home today after an international well control company finally capped the idled […]

09/25/2013

A self-portrait taken by the NASA rover Curiosity in Gale Crater on Mars. (AP Photo/NASA)

NASA rover finds no hint of methane in Mars air

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NASA’s Curiosity rover hasn’t discovered any signs of methane in the atmosphere of Mars, a finding that does not bode well for the possibility that microbes capable of producing the gas […]

09/19/2013

NASA rover doesn't detect methane on Mars

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists say initial sampling of Mars’ atmosphere by the NASA rover Curiosity did not definitively detect methane, a gas that can be a clue to determining if the red planet […]

11/02/2012

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