The Moon and Mercury May Have Thick Ice Deposits

From NASA Earth’s Moon and Mercury, the closest planet to the Sun, may contain significantly more water ice than previously thought, according to a new analysis of data from NASA’s…

A Christmas mercury miracle

From the IEA Clean Coal Centre – when the data fit the model, and mercury emissions come for free Mercury is a menace. It is an environmental liability and global…

Something Fishy about Mercury

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach There’s a new study out called Increase in mercury in Pacific yellowfin tuna by Paul E. Drevnick, Carl H. Lamborg, and Martin J. Horgan. It…

Spectacular video: Comet ISON imaged from a Langrange point in space

NASA’s Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory, or STEREO, is monitoring Comet ISON as it approaches the sun. NASA’s twin Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory (STEREO) spacecraft are parked in Langrange zones, known…

Which mercury reading in Mercury is the right one?

How can two stations less than 1/2 mile apart be so different? How can one set a new record and best it by two degrees while the other doesn’t? I…

Was “Good Science” Really Applied in the Recent Mercury Report Issued by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection?

Guest essay Dr. Willie Soon (Note: the newspaper The Florida Times-Union at jacksonville.com refuses to allow Dr. Soon to post a rebuttal fitting the word length and other editorial restrictions,…

Mercury, the Trickster God

I’ve been puzzling for a while about why the areas with the most power plants aren’t the areas with the worst levels of mercury pollution. Why aren’t the areas downwind…

The EPA's Mercurial Madness

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach In the process of writing my piece about Lisa Jackson and the EPA, I got to reading about the EPA passing new mercury regulations. Their…

Shutting down power plants: Imaginary benefits, extensive harm

EPA mercury rules for electricity generating units are based on false science and economics Guest post by Craig Rucker The Environmental Protection Agency claims its “final proposed” Maximum Achievable Control…

MESSENGER Sends Back First Image of Mercury from Orbit

And it looks a lot like our moon…below is an artists rendition, and below the “Continue reading…” line is the actual image. From the MESSENGER website: Early this morning, at…