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Offline RD

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« on: 30/11/2013 16:26:31 »
Whale corpse explodes ...

[ A good job the biologist wasn't smoking a cigarette at the time ]


 

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Re: offaly funny
« Reply #1 on: 30/11/2013 20:13:37 »
Apparently, however, it is best to release the methane gas BEFORE transporting the whale.
http://www.thenakedscientists.com/forum/index.php?topic=957.msg8130#msg8130

And, if you need a lesson on the conservation of matter, this is what Oregonians do with their dead whales.

It looks like the Faroe Islands "explosion" was intentional, to avoid an uncontrolled explosion as happened in Taiwan, above.  I'm surprised the person cutting it open wasn't wearing a full face mask.

Still, the Oregon solution of a half a ton of dynamite makes a much more spectacular whale explosion.
« Last Edit: 01/12/2013 04:07:23 by CliffordK »
 

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