S. Massoud Amin

Jul. 12, 2013

Trying to Energize the Push for a Smart Grid

Can the country build an electrical system that can better adapt to a range of changing conditions?

smart grid, electric grid, generators, solar panels, electric infrastructure, sandy, power companies, utilities, Massoud Amin

Jan. 14, 2011

Towards a Smarter Grid

How reliable is our national electrical distribution system - and what can be done to make it better?

electricity, infrastructure, smart grid, network, engineering


Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Happy Thanksgiving!


Mystery Box

Meet The Balloonatics

\tIt's crunch time for the 'balloonatics' at Macy's Parade Studio. The balloons themselves, which are designed and fabricated in a warehouse in New Jersey, are getting their final checkup before the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. John Piper and Jim Artle take us around the studio and spill the secrets of inflation, explain how to calculate whether your balloon will float, and explain why the balloons look better after a little time in the sun.


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