S. Massoud Amin

Jul. 12, 2013

Trying to Energize the Push for a Smart Grid

Can the country build an electrical system that can better adapt to a range of changing conditions?

smart grid, electric grid, generators, solar panels, electric infrastructure, sandy, power companies, utilities, Massoud Amin

Jan. 14, 2011

Towards a Smarter Grid

How reliable is our national electrical distribution system - and what can be done to make it better?

electricity, infrastructure, smart grid, network, engineering


Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Cetacean Science


Mystery Box

How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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