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Quenching the wild wells of Kuwait

Nature volume 354, pages 1114 (07 November 1991) | Download Citation

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The last of the hundreds of oil-well fires left in Kuwait by Iraq should be capped this week. Although progress has been remarkable, a mechanism is needed to cope with future large-scale disasters.

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  1. IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, PO Box 218, Yorktown Heights, New York 10598, USA

    • Richard L. Garwin
  2. Department of Physics, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA.

    • Henry W. Kendall

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