Little particles burn faster and more easily than bigger ones, and one will ignite the other in a rapid chain reaction, explains CBC's Bob McDonald. The Quirks & Quarks host details the science of a sawmill explosions and what may have caused a B.C. sawmill to burst into flames Monday.
The science behind sawmill explosions
CBC News Posted: Apr 25, 2012 3:55 PM ET Last Updated: Apr 25, 2012 5:42 PM ET
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