News tagged with oxidizing agent

Environmentally friendly rockets

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many rockets, satellites, and spacecraft are driven by hydrazine, sometimes with an oxidizing agent like nitric acid or dinitrogen tetroxide. When filling tanks with these highly toxic substances, ...

May 27, 2011 5 / 5 (3) 1 | with audio podcast

Understanding nitric oxide toxicity

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at MIT, the Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute (JASRI), and the University of California at Davis have succeeded in characterizing the dinitrosyl iron complexes (DNICs) ...

Dec 07, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast

Ozone detection

Researchers in Freiburg, Germany, have developed a highly-sensitive, miniaturized mobile ozone sensor which can be used not only in air, but also in water and in the vicinity of explosive gases.

Jan 18, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0