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Kossak Sillia gives a concise explanation of the mothership and liveblog:

This diary, that is, the mothership, forms the hub from which you can reach the other diaries. Or, think of it as a table of contents in the front page of a book. You use this diary to find a link to the latest discussions. You can also find links here to past discussions (previous diaries) if you wanted to read them.

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I hope this is sort of what you were wanting to know...

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Top Kill Begins! - Tomtech

whitis has published BP Deepwater Oil Spill Quantitative Data, packed full of technical detail.

Originally posted to Garrett on Mon May 31, 2010 at 09:17 PM PDT.

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