Archive for: deepwater horizon


From BP Oil Spill, Lessons on Bacteria’s Secret Talents

Six years have passed since the largest accidental oil spill in history invaded the Gulf of Mexico. From the day the BP oil rig Deepwater Horizon exploded, pumping...



Great Ideas on Energy: Automated Drilling, Government Support, Cooling Down Supercomputers

A century ago, The University of Texas was built on energy. Some sources may have changed, but as these brilliant innovations prove, UT is still charging ahead. 17....


Mopping Up the Spill

Drive about 250 miles south of The University of Texas at Austin and turn down a dusty road on the edge of Port Aransas (population: 3,370) to a cul-de-sac of sand-colored...


See Gulf Seafloor Live Through Longhorn-Led Expedition [Watch]

If you’re reading this, that means you’re not doing any kind of crazy fast from media today. And that means there’s at least a 98 percent probability...


UT Scientists Net $7 Million to Research Oil Spill’s Impact

It’s been almost a year and a half since the Deepwater Horizon explosion spilled 4.9 million barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Scientists are...

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