What is the deal with the town of Mercury? The sign says there are no services, and roads leading into town appear to be gated. Also: check Google Earth for satellite photos of the Nevada Test Site.
What are the social habits of yellow-bellied marmots? Are they social, like prairie dogs, or more territorial? (Ten points for me if they're social.)
Was that, in fact, Saturn we saw the other night? Can someone please find a way to explain to Tyson that Jupiter and Saturn are NOT visible every night, all the time? (Minus one million points for me if I'm wrong on that one, because I'm not.)
What are the physical properties related to the movement of sand dunes? How come all the sand in the Great Basin desert is all in one place? What keeps the sand together as it moves? (I say the size of the particles and their composition--lots of silica--does a static-cling maneuver and holds everything in place.
What parts of Nevada were, at one time, under water? When? How many times? Salty or fresh water? What about the lake that covered central Nevada all the way to Idaho and into Washington, and now survives as the Great Salt Lake in Utah?
What is a Dirty Sanchez?
What happened to Picaridin, a DEET alternative in bug repellent that keeps bugs off but DOESN'T melt plastic?
Who is Brian Jones, and why would he be like Brian Wilson?
Who is Dinu Lipatti?
If gas in Mammoth Lakes is $4.99 a gallon, what's it going for in Baker right now?