A Fertilizer Good for Only Growing Things, Not Destroying Them

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 - 06:07 in Mathematics & Economics

You might not know it but fertilizer is the explosive of choice for budget-conscious terrorists. The blasts at the World Trade Center in 1993, Oklahoma City Federal Building in 1995 and on rush-hour London buses and trains in 2005 all contained ammonium nitrate fertilizer (which is manufactured in bulk as an explosive by the U.S. and other countries as well as by companies.) [More]

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