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Vincent Schaefer, one of the General Electric scientists who worked on Project Cirrus in the 1940s, makes snow in the lab using dry ice.
October 21, 2013 Dry ice has popped out of bottles, dropped into hurricanes and slithered across many a haunted house floor. As we know after recent events, when sealed in a container, it can create an impressive airport hullabaloo. Here's a short history of the chemical character, at once troubled and sublime.
Police at Los Angeles International Airport stepped up patrols this week after two dry ice explosions. There have since been two arrests.
October 19, 2013 Both suspects work for the same ground handling company at the airport. The explosions — one on Sunday and one on Monday — did not cause any injuries, and police say there was no link to terrorism.
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