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Explosion At Yale
    #1566556 - 05/21/03 06:17 PM (15 years, 2 days ago)

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/05/21/national/main555027.shtml

Explosion At Yale

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 21, 2003
Smoke rises from Yale law school where explosion occurred Wednesday, May 21, 2003. (WFSB)



(AP) There has been an explosion at Yale Law School.

Police tell the Associated Press that the explosion occurred in the mail room of the law school and that the floor may have partial collapsed.

James Foye, a spokesman for Mayor John DeStefano, told CBS News there did not appear to be any injuries. The explosion appeared to be contained in a single room believed to be the mail room or near the mail room.

A fire department dispatcher says crews are on the scene.

The incident comes as the nation was on elevated alert for possible terrorist attacks and several hours after President Bush - a Yale alumnus - visited the state to speak at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremony in New London.

A spokeswoman for the FBI in New Haven said members of the agency's Joint Terrorism Task Force were dispatched to the scene.



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Re: Explosion At Yale [Re: motaman]
    #1566611 - 05/21/03 06:38 PM (15 years, 2 days ago)

Wow...


When I was in college, we almost lost three or four buildings including the experimental nuclear reactor. They were doing an experiment in the basement of one of the buildings trying to create molecular aluminum... particles that were only a few atoms each. They were somehow spraying molten or ionized aluminum into argon gas at very high velocities and pressures. One day when they were running the machine, the grad student working the controls turned the wrong valve at the wrong time and caused the thing to burst. Something like 25 lbs of aluminum powder was released into the basement of the building. The only thing that saved it from exploding was the argon gas, also under high pressure, displacing the air and oxygen. After it was all cleaned up, one of the professors calculated the energy that would have been released if the aluminum had oxidized and found that it would have taken out all of the buildings around that one. The nuclear reactor, administration building, physics building, and library were all right next door.


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