Secret Box of the Talambur

The truth is out there

sciencehabit writes with an excerpt from Science that begins: “Methane-trapping ice of the kind that has frustrated the first attempt to contain oil gushing offshore of Louisiana may have been a root cause of the blowout that started the spill in the first place, according to [UC Berkeley] professor Robert Bea, who has extensive access to BP p.l.c. documents on the incident. If methane hydrates are eventually implicated, the US oil and gas industry (more…)

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  • Martian Methane May Be Created Past Lifeforms

    Following our up to date discussions with regard to the growing assertion pointing to practical preoccupation on Mars, reader skywatcher2501 writes with intelligence of a observe that has ruled inaccurate a certain achievable resolution suited for the levels of methane seen on that planet — that it ascendancy be replenished nearby disintegrating meteors entering the feeling. So two theories wait: either the gas is created as a by-product of (more…)

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