Lightning Detected on Mars

    Dust storm imaged by the Mars Orbiter Camera in a region just northwest of Elysium Mon June 8, 2006. Shadows on the northeast side of storm indicate that the dust cloud reaches at least 22 miles (35 km) above the surface. The white arrow indicates the location of the storm. Credit: Ruf, et al...

    Gov't considers 7 states for mercury site

    RICHLAND, Wash. – The federal government is trying to find a location to store the nation's excess mercury deposits, with seven states being considered. But the government is quickly finding out that very few people want the stuff. A Colorado woman who showed up at a public forum on the issue...