Dwayne Spradlin

May. 07, 2010

Gulf Oil Spill: Engineering Approaches

The oil continues to gush from the sunken Deepwater Horizon oil platform in the Gulf -- and the official solution for stopping the flow could take weeks. Are there other fixes that should be considered?

oil spill, oil slick, engineering

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\t"Disturbingly informative," is how museum director Robert Hicks describes Philadelphia's Mütter Museum--items of interest include a gangrenous hand, wax models of extinct diseases, deformed bones and body parts. Now imagine what's in the basement. Science Friday got a behind-the-scenes tour.

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