gulf of mexico



Oil Settled to Bottom of Ocean After Gulf Oil Spill

The oil left behind from the Deep Horizon catastrophe on April 20, 2010 is still threatening the Gulf region's people, economy and environment. During the event, a total of 185 million gallons of oil spilled into the Gulf region. At a glance,…

Soap Bubble Science – Stopping the Effects of the Oil Spill

The oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico has been front page news for over a month now. Officials are still unable to clearly state how much oil is leaking out of the pipeline under the ocean while wildlife above and below the water struggle for survival.…

Cleaning Up After an Oil Spill

With the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico growing everyday, people around the country are trying to find ways to clean it up. Just imagine if the solution to the spill was this simple: sprinkle a small amount of a non-toxic powder onto the layer…