The Jello in the Jacuzzi

“Southeastern Louisiana might best be described as a layer cake made of Jell-O, floating in a swirling Jacuzzi of steadily warming, rising water. Scientists and engineers must prevent the Jell-O from melting — while having no access to the Jacuzzi controls.” (Finally, someone is translating science for Humanties majors.) ProPublica takes a look at a 50-year, $50 billion plan to keep a coast from disappearing. Louisiana’s Moon Shot.

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