Roger Anderson

Jul. 23, 2010

Understanding Oil Geology

With response teams still working to seal the Deepwater Horizon well, we'll take a look at the geology of undersea oil fields. What makes some locations better drill sites than others?

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Strange Fish

Dr. Seuss's McElligot's Pool (1947) features some fantastic fish—ones with pinwheel-like tails, curly noses, long floppy ears, or Kangaroo pouches. The fictional fish do have some truly strange nonfictional cousins, among which are giant oarfish, barreleye fish, and sawfish.

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