Photo: Oily Wave

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This photo, shot with a shutter speed of 1/800th of a second, is being passed around via Twitter. Ironically, it was taken on the coast of Alabama in a town called "Orange Beach".

Orange Beach is close to 100 miles away from where the rig exploded.

Check out a Periodic video in which the oil's interaction with the sea is examined,
AFTER THE JUMP...