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10-year-old may have solution to cap BP oil well

Ten-year-old Charlie Vaughan and his father, Tommy Vaughan, a professor of radiology and electrical engineering at the University of Minnesota, talked to Fox News about their solution to stop the leaking BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico.

Ten-year-old Charlie Vaughan and his father, Tommy Vaughan, a professor of radiology and electrical engineering at the University of Minnesota, talked to Fox News about their solution to stop the leaking BP oil well in the Gulf of Mexico. The younger Vaughan created a video showcasing his fix using “a steel plate, a wrench and an underwater robot.” Tommy Vaughan called the idea a “simple solution,” and said from what he has read in the field, it seemed like an easy way to cap an oil well.