If you haven’t already, take a look at the web site dedicated to T. Boone Pickens’ energy plan. Pickens deserves credit for conjuring up a comprehensive plan. And it’s hard to argue with his statements about America’s addiction to foreign oil. But will his plan work? In the next two weeks we’ll go to experts in the automotive and energy arenas to get their views on the viability of the plan, which calls for heavy use of wind energy and natural-gas-powered vehicles. In the meantime, look at his site and let us know what you think.
Conventional wisdom holds that MIT, Cal Tech, and Stanford are three of the country’s best undergraduate engineering schools. Unfortunately, when conventional wisdom visits the topic of best engineering schools, it too often leaves out some of the most distinguished programs that don’t happen to offer PhD-level degrees.
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