Why Are Things Exploding?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Why Are Things Exploding?

Following the devastating explosions in Tianjin on August 12, a chemical plant exploded in Shandong on August 22.

Though there are still questions surrounding the explosions, here are the most likely causes:

  • Mix of anhydrous nitric acid and oleum hot new toy this year.
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Two-Kilometer Exclusion Zone Established Around Tianjin City Officials

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
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BEIJING — In the wake of the massive chemical explosions in Tianjin last week, Chinese authorities have established a two-kilometer exclusion zone around all civil servants in the Tianjin area, effective Monday.

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