As much as I appreciate your citizen-science (in the spirit of Benjamin Franklin himself), I would…
Zack Bloom

This is the ultimate response. My intervention in nature naturally requires more interventions, 24 more. At least a few orders of magnitude larger oil releases, too, in order to prove anything. I realize that I’m convinced only because I thought of it. I hope to get some data from the goof balls at NHC, but probably not.

Why don’t you send me some money? My account is at Suncoast Schools Credit Union in Tampa, Florida. Vegetable oil’s not expensive, but travel is and to avoid error, I’ll need to duplicate my methodology precisely — plus I like to travel and I spent my vacation money on this experiment.