The Deadly Explosion Behind America's Whipped-Cream Shortage [Click] And I didn't even know...---Alan
I didn't know either! And the poor guy who died......he was so young.
Indeed he was. I wonder if the pumps could be made like the liquid oxygen pumps of the V-2 rocket; the temperature at which the pumps had to operate was so low that no oil or grease could be used to lubricate them, but it was discovered that liquid oxygen itself would work as a lubricant. I am also reminded of acetylene--no copper or brass fittings are permitted to come in contact with it, because of rare explosions of copper acetylide formed from chemical reactions between the gas and fittings.Alan
RIP Carrie Fisher
Before 'Fake News' Came False Prophecy [Click] From medieval Britain to the present, fantastic stories speaking to readers’ darkest fears have proven capable of altering reality.—Alan
Hmmmm…this might be consistent with the theme of this thread…sorta. Pretty interesting stuff, I think.--AlanExplorers Find Passage to Earth's Dark Age [Click] Geochemical signals from near the planet’s core are beginning to shed light on its first 50 million years, a period long viewed as inaccessible to science.
Dog catches bus in Montana [Click] From death panels to death spiral?Alan
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