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suhl fyoo rik

  • a  of or relating to or containing sulfur

  • The remains bone fragments, teeth, bullets and fragments of ceramic bottles supposedly used by the executioners to carry sulfuric acid to mutilate the bodies beyond .
  • The ingredients are: chloral hydrate (better known as "Mickey Finn"), monochlor benzine, and concentrated sulfuric acid.
  • For example, German scientists discovered a method of capturing the sulfuric acid released by coal when it is turned into oil; that could point to an important pollution-control .
News & Articles

  • Venus’ Winds Are Mysteriously Speeding Up
    High-altitude winds on neighboring Venus have long been known to be quite speedy, whipping sulfuric-acid-laden clouds around the superheated planet at speeds well over 300 km/h (180 mph). And after over six years collecting data from orbit, ESA’s Venus Express has found that the winds there are steadily getting faster… and scientists really don’t know [...]
    June 18, 2013 - Universe Today
  • Sulfuric Acid Market Report: 2013 World Market Outlook and Forecast up to 2017
    DUBLIN, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pl7m5t/sulfuric_acid ) has announced the addition of the "Sulfuric Acid 2013 World Market Outlook ...
    June 17, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
Quotes

  • Steve Squyres in Space.com
    But Squyres added: "What's emerging to me is a picture of Mars as a planet that's made of basaltic rock, and with groundwater that's dilute sulfuric acid. The acid interacts with the rock, dissolving things out of it, and then can evaporate away and...
  • Jejomar Binay in China Post
    The cabinet just crashed. What is dangerous here is the bromide and mercury, but there is also sulfuric acid and paint, which could have mixed together,Binay said.
  • Stephen J Dubner in Inquirer.net
    ...University of Chicago Prof. Stephen Levitt and New York Times Magazine editor Stephen Dubner described it in their best-selling book on global cooling, Superfreakonomics, "within two hours of the main blast, sulfuric ash had reached 22...

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