As a matter of fact, many years ago, Texas Instruments was proud of the computation power of its portable calculators explaining how easy it was to check whether or not there was a risk of explosion from over-pressure in an oil rig. Precisely one year ago, BP should have followed this excellent advice and checked…
I like to see it summarized in a wider scope on the following graph: What do you not see? Via: ScienceBlogs.
If you think that this Winter’s cold wave is really tough, you’d better think again. People living in parts of Russia welcome -20°C as the comeback of Spring… when it comes after -50°C. (images credit: Evgeny Bugaev) (images by V. Makushkin, via)
How did carbon dioxide evolve in Earth atmosphere in the nearly 1 million years in the past? YouTube link
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Normally, like many wildlife photographer, I appreciate watching bird pictures. Normally… This time, my eye got caught my the images of seabirds caught in crude oil, taken in Louisiana by Charlie Riedel (AP photographer). Thanks to BP for their excellent mastering of off-shore crude oil production and its consequences. Source: www.Boston.com
If you want to have more technical details about the various attempts BP botched while trying to stop the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon rig, here are all the diagrams about: THE BLOWOUT PREVENTER CHEMICAL DISPERSANTS RELIEF WELLS CONTAINMENT DOME TUBE TOP KILL JUNK SHOT WELL CAP WITH DOME…
Here, we don’t even speak about Summer or Winter; This is not about global warming either. The Rasmussen College presents us a great poster sweeping the widest possible range of temperatures to allow us to travel through universe’s thermal diversity. I hope they will sell the poster somewhere.
An enormous aquarium in Japan (Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium). YouTube link Think about it: Some divers dream of meeting a Whale Sharks. Here, you can meet four of them!