In this photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, scientist Paul Hsieh is seen in Menlo Park, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at the USGS Science Center. A new study from the presidential oil ... more 
In this photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, scientist Paul Hsieh is seen in Menlo Park, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010, at the USGS Science Center. A new study from the presidential oil spill commission describes the behind-the-scenes, excruciating tension and mistakes behind the three-month effort to cap the busted well in the Gulf. Details include the story of Hsieh, a lone scientist working from a cell phone photo, who saved the day by convincing the government that a cap it considered removing was actually working as designed. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By U.S. Geological Survey, Paul C. Laustsen
Mon, Nov 22, 2010 8:02 PM EST