Dr. Babrauskas has published the first-ever review of ammonium nitrate fertilizer explosions which successfully identifies the root cause of these disasters and describes in detail the needed safety measures.

The research of Dr. Vyto Babrauskas was featured in a front-page story of the Chicago Tribune. The reporters won the prestigious Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting for this work.

Dr. Babrauskas discussed the problems with fire retardants in an HBO documentary film Toxic Hot Seat produced by James Redford and Kirby Walker. This film was aired on 25 November 2013 on the HBO channel, and is now available in various formats to stream or purchase.

Special note: Please watch this page for announcements when special courses by Dr. Vyto Babrauskas will be taught. Courses taught include: The Principles of Electrical Fires and Explosions, Ignition and Burning of Wood, including Fire Patterns, and Ignition by Hot Surfaces.



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