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The Magic of Fireworks

4 Jul 2018

All fireworks rely on a combustion process that has three basic requirements: some sort of fuel to burn, a supply of oxygen, and a source of energy to initiate the reaction between the fuel and the...

Triacetone Triperoxide- the Elusive Explosive

20 Mar 2017

We have become familiar with the routine at airports. Your carry-on bags are passed through an x-ray machine after which an officer will often wipe your bag with a piece of fabric which is then...

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