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High-nitrogen molecules
« on: December 04, 2014, 09:47:16 AM »
With the explosives store cupboard containing products as diverse as gunpowder, dynamite, TNT and modern plastic explosives like Semtex, one might think there are now plenty of ways of blowing things up, and nothing new is needed. But some explosives are toxic or environmentally unfriendly, and safer alternatives would be most welcome, as would those that are more stable in storage or with specific detonation properties. Research into energetic materials remains a fruitful field, albeit rather a niche and potentially dangerous one.

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