The relief well is within 20 feet of the blown out well bore, but the intricate nature of the operation means it could still be many weeks before the oil leak is stopped.
Stanford marine biologist Steve Palumbi talks about how science benefits from good and bad ideas. Source: NSF Science News
Frustrated jobseekers in Michigan are going back to school — and if they don't get a job their tuition is refunded.
Ultra High Temperature Gasification by Pyromex AG, Switzerland
Further inland in the Gulf of Mexico, people are starting to complain about strange symptoms and illnesses that could be related to clean-up work.
The restrictions put on BP by the EPA to substantially reduce it's dispersant usage still allowed more than 23,000 gallons to be used each day.
Bill Clinton and other experts argue that blowing up the well would probably reduce or stop the flow of oil, and couldn't make the spill any worse.
Ed Moses, Director for the National Ignition Facility (NIF), describes NIF's plan to use lasers and salt to generate gigawatts of waste-free energy from heavy water.
http://www.gpimeters.net - In this video, GPI flow meter expert Matt, discusses the differences between turbine flow meters and oval gear meters. If you are wondering how these two types of meters differ watch this video as Matt helps you understand the different flow meter technologies.
How oval gear positive displacement flowmeters accurately measure highly-viscous fluids.
Triangular-shaped buckets and three-axis capability allow for unique conveyor circuit designs.
The Gough Econ, Inc. GT Elecon bucket elevator and conveyor system is the world's only 3 directional bucket elevator. The three-axis capability is a result of the patented chain design and wedge shaped buckets. Due to it's flexibility the Gough Elecon can handle any circuit design...
Efforts to contain more of the oil leaking into the Gulf resulted in the containment cap coming loose.
This is why you never point a pressure washer at anyone or anything that might be remotely important to you.