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August 9, 2011

 

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Methane In Our Water? A Potential Impact Of Hydraulic Fracturing

A study of water quality near hydraulic fracturing drilling sites suggests a correlation between natural gas drilling and methane contamination of water.

February 24, 2011

 

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NASA Scientists Believe Saturn’s Moon Titan May Have Life

Could Titan support life? Scientists hope to learn more about Titan's atmosphere to find out!

September 17, 2010

 

penguin in profile

Decline In Penguin Population Linked To Human Activity

Penguins are being harmed by the changes to the environment.

August 17, 2010

 

NASA Spaceship blasting off

Could Today’s Sewage Be Tomorrow’s Rocket Fuel?

Fact or fiction: Scientists may have found a way to power a rocket using poop. Fact!

November 13, 2009

 

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Beer Power

Learn how scientists are recycling brewery waste to create energy.

July 30, 2009

 

Earth's size compared to Titan

Sailing Titan’s Hydrocarbon Seas

Looking for a seaside vacation spot? Consider Saturn's largest moon, Titan. There's no chance of getting sunburned, but you'll want to take a heavy parka...

March 20, 2007

 

tractor driving over a landfill

Bioreactor Landfill

Landfills contain lots and LOTS of waste. Is there a safe way to speed up decomposition?

November 19, 2004

 

A Fresh Breath of Methane

"A Fresh Breath of Methane" on this Moment of Science.

April 2, 2004

 

toilet-paper

Is It Better To Flush Toilet Paper Or Throw It In The Trash?

Is flushing or throwing away better for the environment?

March 3, 2004

 

Why Do Corpses Float?

Why do corpses float? Find out on this Moment of Science.

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