The Green Flame: Surviving Government Secrecy

Category: Americas
Author: Andrew Dequasie
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by HarryHirsch   2018-09-24
The US government tried something similar in the 1950s: https://www.amazon.com/-/dp/0841218579

They built a plant in Malta, NY to prepare pentaborane and higher boranes for use in missiles, or something. The project got nowhere far because the combustion residues are solid. At least alane is only pyrophoric but not neurotoxic.