Oilspill

01.24.12
Magnetic soap could make your next oil spill less oily
01.24.12

Magnetic soap could make your next oil spill less oily

Instead of spending millions upon millions to clean up the next oil spill, why don't we just all p...

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08.04.11
Waste Landscape installation reminds us why CDs weren't that great (video)
08.04.11

Waste Landscape installation reminds us why CDs weren't that great (video)

For most people, the term "waste landscape" may evoke images of desolate industrial zones, toxi...

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08.27.10
MIT Seaswarm autonomous robots coming soon to an oil spill near you (video)
08.27.10

MIT Seaswarm autonomous robots coming soon to an oil spill near you (video)

Think of it as an autonomous, swarming, photovoltaic legion of seagoing Roombas (or don't, if you'r...

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07.23.10
Blue Screen of Death amongst issues that plagued Deepwater Horizon
07.23.10

Blue Screen of Death amongst issues that plagued Deepwater Horizon

A recent report in the New York Times details a myriad issues that led up to the eventual explosion...

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06.17.10
MIT-based Grassroots Mapping mapping the oil spill with digital camera, kites
06.17.10

MIT-based Grassroots Mapping mapping the oil spill with digital camera, kites

Grassroots Mapping, a project born out of MIT fellow Jeffrey Yoo Warren, is seeking to photograph a...

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06.10.10
Kevin Costner sells 32 oil-water separators to BP, testifies before congress
06.10.10

Kevin Costner sells 32 oil-water separators to BP, testifies before congress

When filming his critically acclaimed documentary Waterworld, Kevin Costner became interested in co...

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06.08.10
BP damage control extends to purchasing search terms like 'oil spill' on Google, Yahoo
06.08.10

BP damage control extends to purchasing search terms like 'oil spill' on Google, Yahoo

If you're looking for the latest updates on the Gulf Oil Disaster, you're probably not wondering "h...

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06.01.10
BP unleashes saw-wielding robots in an attempt to plug the leak (livestream)
06.01.10

BP unleashes saw-wielding robots in an attempt to plug the leak (livestream)

It might not look like much at the moment, but as we type this BP is sending its vicious saw-wieldi...

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05.27.10
BP's efforts to clean up Gulf of Mexico oil spill livestreamed by PBS
05.27.10

BP's efforts to clean up Gulf of Mexico oil spill livestreamed by PBS

If you're looking to be even more depressed than usual today, you should hit up PBS Newshour's YouT...

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