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Plugged In

More than wires - exploring the connections between energy, environment, and our lives

Hello, Pale Blue Dot

Hello, Pale Blue Dot

Greetings, and welcome to Day 4 of Plugged In! On behalf of myself, Melissa, Scott, and Robynne, welcome to this shiny new blog of ours. There are so many things to discuss, but to get started, I want explain to you what this blog means to me and what I hope to get out of it.Growing up, one of my favorite shows was a program called "Connections" on PBS.

July 8, 2011 — David Wogan
Saving Water with Wind

Saving Water with Wind

This year, residents of Austin, Texas celebrated their 4 th of July with plenty of beer and BarBQ – but there were no fireworks over Lady Bird Lake as a burn ban prohibited even sparklers from being sold in the area.

July 6, 2011 — Melissa C. Lott
Welcome to Plugged In!

Welcome to Plugged In!

Welcome to Plugged In, a new addition to the Scientific American blogging family! This blog brings together four authors - Robynne, Scott, Melissa, and David - who will explore the connections between energy, the environment, and our lives.

July 5, 2011 — Melissa C. Lott

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