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Science & The Simpsons, Part I: What’s a fossil fuel anyway?
March 9, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

When The Simpsons started in the late 1980s, very few people would’ve believed that the show could last as long as it has. Like the show or not, you can’t deny how it’s changed the way TV shows look at controversial material and incorporate current events and topics into their plots. For instance, take Episode 450, […]

Everybody wants you: Why gas is so important and how you can drive down gas prices
January 11, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

What’s transparent, powerful, and something that we use in our everyday lives? Nope, it’s not the government, (though some people may think they control it). No, it’s not the Internet, although we’ll see in the coming years how the government changes that. I’m talking about gasoline. Gasoline is a transparent liquid containing mainly hydrogen and […]

Energy Endeavors Part II: Climbing around coal-fired plants and a day in the life of a drill bit
September 28, 2012 · 2 Comments

For Energy Endeavors Part I, click here. On Thursday, the rains came down and the floods came up. There were some flooded roads between me and the Museum, but I was able to go around or just barrel on through. Understandably, not all the teachers were able to make it; some were trapped by flood […]

All Along the Watch Tower: United States Military and Renewable Energy
July 7, 2011 · 1 Comment

“In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist.” – President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Farewell Address 1961 Over sixty years ago our president warned us of not letting […]



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