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Cow flatulence sparks methane gas explosion at German barn

Flatulence from 90 cows in a German barn sparked a methane gas explosion that damaged the building and left one cow slightly injured with burns, police said Tuesday. "In the barn for 90 dairy cows, methane built up for unknown reasons and was probably……

Spanish miners go on strike after gas leak kills six

Spanish miners launched a 48-hour work stoppage Tuesday as they recalled the horror of a methane gas leak that swiftly killed six coal workers in the troubled industry’s deadliest accident in 18 years. The gas suffocated the six workers in a mine in northwestern Spain on Monday, officials said, spreading…

Analysis of Curiosity’s findings dashes hopes of finding life on Mars

Hopes of finding life on Mars suffered a setback after new findings from NASA’s Curiosity rover detected only trace amounts of methane gas in the Red Planet’s atmosphere, a study said Thursday. In the past decade, scientists have reported large “plumes” of methane in the Martian atmosphere, findings that have…

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