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BrainStuff

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Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences, Society & Culture, Technology

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Whether the topic is popcorn or particle physics, you can count on BrainStuff to explore -- and explain -- the everyday science in the world around us.

What is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve?

April 5th, 2010

Episode 585 of 1070 episodes

The Strategic Petroleum Reserve is the world's largest emergency oil stockpile. Find out why the United States created this reserve -- and where the oil is stored -- in this episode.

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