For combustion to occur, oxygen must be present. Ammonium nitrate prills provide a much more concentrated supply of oxygen than the air around us.
Elephants have the highest count of olfactory receptor genes of any species tested to date. This suggests that they may be the best smellers in the animal kingdom.
Nitrogen trichloride makes swimming pools smell and is a good indicator of plenty of pee.
An explosive was recently made by accident in a UK lab, but many labs across the world make them for interest and application.
More than 50 tons of TNT produced a blast that was heard on the Norfolk coast.
Critics claim that Russia and Syria are targeting civilians with thermobaric ‘vacuum’ bombs.
What are the implications of North Korea’s claims to have detonated a thermonuclear weapon?