Monday, December 2, 2013

The Curious Case of the Exploding Pig Farms

In September 2011, a barn explosion killed 1,500 pigs and seriously injured one worker. It was just the most serious in a string of barn explosions that have cost farmers millions of dollars in the past several years.

Scientists have scrambled to solve the mystery of the exploding hog-manure foam, but no straightforward answer as emerged so far.