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

Maybe ... a Half of a Cheer for Shale Gas? Maybe?

I had a whole post prepared about how the Geographic Information Services people helped in the response to the April tornados that devastated Raleigh, which seemed like a good way to introduce the infrastructure-plus-connectivity-plus-how-do-they-DO-that?...

July 12, 2011 — Scott Huler

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

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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