One of my long-time and dearest friends, Gaddy, has a brilliant mind. He's not just brilliant - he is a fuckin' pittbull when faced with a difficult problem - specifically a scientific one. The uber-geek in him worries the problem bone until he has it dissected, spit out, reassembled and a possible solution, or at the minimum, a method of approach developed.
I confess I don't comprehend all the nuances of what he proposes in his oil spill remedy - cuz face it, i'm an artist and not scientifically inclined - but it sounds viable to me. It certainly sounds better than what has been done so far. Check it out here: