If Deep Horizon happened on CSI, NCIS or any other related puzzle show, we would know by now precisely how many barrels or gallons or whatever measure you want of oil are flooding from the bottom of the Gulf.
But Deep Horizon is not happening on TV, the Internet, Twitter or Facebook. It is happening within 615,000 square miles of a sea governed by discomforting laws of physical reality.
Here is slightly more than 2 minutes of candor from President Obama’s science advisor. (Thanks, Arnold)