Artist Daniel Shervin of Paint With Gunpowder...
Artist Daniel Shervin of Paint With Gunpowder lights his artwork on fire to create his latest piece, titled Wolf Eyes.
EPA’s curbs on coal-burning will save thousands of lives - The Washington Post
The Obama administration’s proposed curbs on coal-burning power plants could prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart attack and respiratory disease, scientists said Monday in the first peer-r...
Gunpowder
Military Channel Podcast Artillery History: Gunpowder The invention of gunpowder rewrote the rules of warfare.
Biomass
Biomass is biological material derived from living, or recently living organisms. It most often refers to plants or plant-based materials which are specifically called lignocellulosic biomass. As an e...
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Coal
Coal (from the Old English term col, which has meant "mineral of fossilized carbon" since the 13th century) is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata i...
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Gunpowder
Gunpowder, also known as black powder, is a chemical explosive—the earliest known. It is a mixture of sulfur, charcoal, and potassium nitrate (saltpeter). The sulfur and charcoal act as fuels, and the...
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Oil shale
Oil shale, also known as kerogen shale, is an organic-rich fine-grained sedimentary rock containing kerogen (a solid mixture of organic chemical compounds) from which liquid hydrocarbons called shale ...
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Peat
Peat (turf) is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that is unique to natural areas called peatlands or mires. The peatland ecosystem is the most efficient carbon sink on ...
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Wood fuel
Wood fuel (or fuelwood) is a fuel such as firewood, charcoal, chips, sheets, pellets, and sawdust. The particular form used depends upon factors such as source, quantity, quality and application. In ...
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Graphite-Epoxy Motor
A Graphite-Epoxy Motor (GEM) is a solid-fuel rocket motor (SRM) produced by Alliant Techsystems with an epoxy composite casing, used as boosters for the Delta II, Delta III, and Delta IV launch vehicl...
Firelog
A firelog is a manufactured log constructed to be used as wood fuel. Firelogs are designed to be inexpensive, while being easier to ignite, and burn longer, and more efficiently than firewood. Firel...
EPA’s curbs on coal-burning will save thousands of lives - The Washington Post
The Obama administration’s proposed curbs on coal-burning power plants could prevent thousands of deaths each year from heart attack and respiratory disease, scientists said Monday in the first peer-r...
Solid fuel
Solid fuel refers to various types of solid material that are used as fuel to produce energy and provide heating, usually released through combustion. Solid fuels include wood (see wood fuel), charcoa...
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Orion-1
Orion-1 was the designation of a sounding rocket of Argentina, which was started between 1965 and 1971 by CELPA and by Wallops Island. The Orion possessed a takeoff weight of 100 kg (220 lb)...
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Charcoal
Mangrove charcoal burning videoCharcoal is a light, black residue, consisting of carbon and any remaining ash, obtained by removing water and other volatile constituents from animal and vegetation s...
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Fragmentation (weaponry)
Fragmentation is the process by which the casing of an artillery shell, bomb, grenade, etc. is shattered by the detonation of the explosive filler. The correct technical terminology of these pieces...
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Hardgrove Grindability Index
Hardgrove Grindability Index (short HGI) is a measure for the grindability of coal. Grindability is indicated using the unit °H, e.g. "40°H" or "55°H".The smaller the HGI, the harder and less grindabl...
Musket
A musket is a muzzle-loaded, smoothbore firearm, fired from the shoulder. Muskets were designed for use by infantry. A soldier armed with a musket had the designation musketman or musketeer.The muske...
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Pellet stove
A pellet stove is a stove that burns compressed wood or biomass pellets to create a source of heat for residential and sometimes industrial spaces. By steadily feeding fuel from a storage container (h...
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Alum shale
Alum shale (also known as alum schist and alum slate) is a variety of black shale. It is shale or clay slate containing pyrite. Decomposition of pyrite by weathering forms sulfuric acid, which acts o...
Firelighter
Firelighters are small solid fuel tablets sold as consumer products and designed to replace kindling in starting a fire. Firelighters are typically used to start wood or coal fire in homes. However, t...
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Peat extraction on the Somerset Levels
Peat extraction on the Somerset Levels, in South West England has occurred since the area was first drained by the Romans, and continues today on an area of less than 0.5% of the total geography. The ...
Peat extraction on the Somerset Levels - Wikipedia
Soda pulping
Soda pulping is a chemical process for making wood pulp with sodium hydroxide as the cooking chemical. In the Soda-AQ process, anthraquinone (AQ) may be used as a pulping additive to decrease the carb...
Star-27
The Star 27 is a solid rocket motor for the upper stages of rockets. It burns HTPB fuel with an average erosion rate of 0.0011 inches per second. When used on the Pegasus air-launch rocket payloads ar...
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Shell (projectile)
A shell is a payload-carrying projectile which, as opposed to shot, contains an explosive or other filling, though modern usage sometimes includes large solid projectiles properly termed shot (AP, APC...
Shell (projectile) - Wikipedia