has deployed underwater pressure sensors in an effort to better measure how much
oil is gushing into the Gulf of Mexico, the
Associated Press reported yesterday.
submarines were expected to insert the sensors through a line used to inject
methanol — an antifreeze meant to prevent the buildup of icelike slush — into
a containment cap seated over the ruptured pipe, BP spokesman David Nicholas
told the news agency.
Government estimates indicate the oil spill could exceed 100 million
gallons, though BP officials state the company is capturing about 630,000
gallons per day.
According to the Associated Press, BP has said it could begin siphoning an
additional 400,000 gallons a day starting Tuesday by burning it using a
specialized boom being installed on a rig.
As energy efficiency becomes more and more a concern for makers of electronics devices, researchers are coming up with new ways to harvest energy from sound vibration, footsteps, and even electromagnetic fields in the air.
The government wants to study your brain, and DARPA wants to use similar information to give robots true autonomy beyond any artificial intelligence developed to date. Sound like science fiction? It's not.
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