It's spring on Titan, and it's raining methane

Liquid methane has been raining down on Titan, say NASA scientists, who have observed the equatorial weather on Saturn's largest moon for the first time.

Gulf methane levels fall back to normal

New tests of methane levels in the Gulf of Mexico have surprised scientists by revealing near-normal amounts. The team had expected levels to remain high for years.

The diamond as big as a planet

It's a long way to go, but it could be worth it: most of the rocks on an odd gas giant 1,200 light years away could be made of diamond, astronomers say.

Methane-powered laptops on the way

No, it's not a breakaway movement from Steampunk - it's serious science. A group of materials scientists have developed a new type of fuel cell that they say could soon lead to methane-powered laptops.

Kill farting camels, say environmentalists

An Australian environmental group is calling for hundreds of thousands of camels, pigs and waterbuffalo to be slaughtered - because of their farts.

Life on Titan? It stinks, says scientist

If there really is life on saturn's moon Titan, it's likely to be smelly and explosive, according to astrobiologist William Bains.

Massive methane release sparks global warming fears

Vast amounts of methane are bubbling up from the East Siberian sea, raising fears of a massive hike in global warming.