From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul> Date: Fri, 6 May 2011 17:48:45 +0000 Archived: Fri, 06 May 2011 14:59:04 -0400 Subject: Re: News Links - 03-05-11 >From: Michael Tarbell <mtarbell.nul> >To: post.nul >Date: Thu, 05 May 2011 09:45:40 -0600 >Subject: Re: News Links - 03-05-11 >>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul> >>To: <post.nul> >>Date: Wed, 4 May 2011 18:29:14 +0000 >>Subject: Re: News Links - 03-05-11 >>>Project Mogul, UFOs And Soviet Nuclear Detonations >>>Kevin Randle >>>http://tinyurl.com/6jvdhx4 ><snip> >>Actually, there are two spheres containing nitrogen. Some forms >>of nitrogen are very stable and other compounds are not. Think >>ammonium nitrate fertilizer and how it has been used as an >>explosive ingredient. Therefore, under certain specific >>conditions, it can explode. Perhaps, if a sphere filled with N2 >>is hit by lightning. >Molecular nitrogen (N2) is quite chemically inert, and cannot be >made to 'explode' via lightning or other energy input. Indeed, >N2 is a _product_ of the detonation of nitrogen-bearing >explosives, effectively recovering the energy required to break >the strong triple bond in N2. Mike: Thanks for correcting my suggestion of lightening strike causing breakup of device. Could there be another reason it would have exploded? To me, N2 under pressure seemed a bit unstable. Are you saying that it is not? KK Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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