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Sports Science: Football
November 29, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

The fourth Thursday in November is the perfect time to spend time with family, eat some home-cooked comfort food, and watch grown men throw around an inflated pig bladder. That’s right, folks; the world’s first American football was actually an inflated pig bladder, hence the nickname “pigskin.” Don’t worry, modern footballs are made of leather […]

A Young Museum Fan Gives a Lecture on Energy
February 11, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

One of the hardest things in the world is trying to convince people that energy education and energy literacy is important. Energy and its use drive the global economy. There is a direct correlation between energy use and happiness. (And, quite frankly, I like having warm showers in the winter.) When you approach people about […]

STEM & GEMS: BP financial analyst Lyda Marie T. Paragoso tells girls to stay STEM curious
April 26, 2014 · 5 Comments

Editor’s Note: As part of our annual GEMS (Girls Exploring Math and Science) program, we conduct interviews with women who have pursued careers in science, technology, engineering, or math. This week, we’re featuring Lyda Marie T. Paragoso, Financial Analyst for BP’s Gulf of Mexico Operations Budgeting & Forecasting. HMNS: How old were you when you first […]

Science & The Simpsons, Part II: What does the future of energy hold?
March 10, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

Editor’s note: In our last post, we left off with Radioactive Man battling The Fossil Fuel Four, an episode of The Simpsons where the show personifies all major aspects for retrieving and releasing energy. Nuclear energy (fission) is represented by Radioactive Man, and his sidekicks Solar Citizen and Wind Lad represent solar and wind power respectively. […]



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