Field Notes
The Perfect Light Bulb
By –Dec 18, 2012
The great thing about working with scientists and engineers? The random email that makes you just say, “wow.” As a geologist, you’d wonder why I’m writing about a light bulb. However, a geologist tends to think about the materials and energy necessary for creating objects. Those...

Conserve Energy, Money and Climate, One Light Bulb at a Time
By –Dec 20, 2012
We waste stuff. Or more positively, we are at a point where there is HUGE opportunity to be more efficient. The investment in science and engineering knowledge over the past couple decades has the potential to save us millions of dollars, and BTUs of energy, simply through smarter design and...