Glumac explains Beirut blast in The New York Times


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MechSE Professor Nick Glumac
MechSE Professor Nick Glumac is among the experts quoted by The New York TImes this week. He described how ammonium nitrate, fireworks and other materials came together to produce a massive explosion in Beirut on Aug. 4. “You’re putting all the ingredients into a box, and you’re playing a dangerous game,” Glumac says in discussing the lead-up to the blast. “This is an accident waiting to happen.”

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This story was published September 10, 2020.