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Dr. Barry R. Komisaruk
Issue date: 9/11/07 Section: Observations
PrintEmail DoubleClick Any Word Page 1 of 2 next > Six years later, the impact is still felt. The implications are still more troubling. My vivid recollections are the sudden silent disappearance from my vantage point from Smith Hall on Warren Street of the towers, replaced by a giant plume of white smoke, and my thought of the futility of the UMDNJ's calling and mobilizing all health care personnel; no person in the buildings could survive the collapse.
Some months later over breakfast with a colleague, I reacted in disbelief when he said, "You know, there was no debris from a jetliner crash evident in photos of the Pentagon that day." His claim started me to read extensively about the events of the day.
Based upon my reading, published evidence leads me to a terribly disturbing conclusion as to the veracity of the official government accounts. Here are some of my questions. Can you answer them?
A prominent physicist with 33 years of service for the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, DC (Dr. David L. Griscom) said that the official theory for why the Twin Towers and world trade center building 7 collapsed "does not match the available facts" and supports the theory that the buildings were brought down by controlled demolition
A world-renowned scientist, recipient of the National Medal of Science, America's highest honor for scientific achievement (Dr. Lynn Margulis) said:
"I suggest that those of us aware and concerned demand that the glaringly erroneous official account of 9/11 be dismissed as a fraud and a new, thorough, and impartial investigation be undertaken."
The former head of the Fire Science Division of the government agency which claims that the World Trade Centers collapsed due to fire (the National Institute of Standards and Technology), who is one of the world’s leading fire science researchers and safety engineers, a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering (Dr. James Quintiere), called for an independent review of the World Trade Center Twin Tower collapse investigation. "I wish that there would be a peer review of this," he said, referring to the NIST investigation. "I think all the records that NIST has assembled should be archived. I would really like to see someone else take a look at what they've done; both structurally and from a fire point of view. ... I think the official conclusion that NIST arrived at is questionable."
The principal electrical engineer for the entire World Trade Center complex, who was "very familiar with the structures and [the Twin Towers'] conceptual design parameters" (Richard F. Humenn), stated that "the mass and strength of the structure should have survived the localized damage caused by the planes and burning jet fuel . . . . the fuel and planes alone did not bring the Towers down."
Former Director for Research, Director for Aeronautical Projects, and Flight Research Program Manager for NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center, who holds masters degrees in both physics and engineering (Dwain A. Deets) says:
"The many visual images (massive structural members being hurled horizontally, huge pyroclastic clouds, etc.) leave no doubt in my mind explosives were involved [in the destruction of the World Trade Centers on 9/11].''
A prominent physicist, former U.S. professor of physics from a top university, and a former principal investigator for the U.S. Department of Energy, Division of Advanced Energy Projects (Dr. Steven E. Jones) stated that the world trade centers were brought down by controlled demolition.
A U.S. physics professor who teaches at several universities (Dr. Crockett Grabbe) believes that the World Trade Centers were brought down by controlled demolition.
An expert on demolition (Bent Lund) said that the trade centers were brought down with explosives (in Danish.)
A Dutch demolition expert (Danny Jowenko) stated that WTC 7 was imploded.
A safety engineer and accident analyst for the Finnish National Safety Technology Authority (Dr. Heikki Kurttila) stated regarding WTC 7 that "The great speed of the collapse and the low value of the resistance factor strongly suggest controlled demolition."
A 13-year professor of metallurgical engineering at a U.S. university, with a PhD in materials engineering, a former Congressional Office of Technology Assessment Senior Staff Member (Dr. Joel S. Hirschhorn), is calling for a new investigation of 9/11.
Originally posted by GoldenFleece
And the band plays on...
And on and on and on...
Below is yet another college professor, a well educated man with impeccable credentials that says the official 9/11 story is garbage.
Originally posted by ipsedixit
reply to post by maarduk
Dan the WTC towers fell too fast and too symmetrically for the leveling of the buildings to have been the result of simple collapse. Asymmetries will develop during a long sequential process like the collapse piecemeal of a 110 story building. In fact there is no way that both towers would have collapsed to the ground without the assistance of added explosives.
People believe that those collapses could occur because they have seen long rows of dominoes collapse in sequence on TV, but a big welded and bolted building is not like a row of dominoes. Everything is not going to give at just the right moment to continue a smooth and symmetrical collapse. Asymmetries will develop when even one bolt hangs on just a little too long. That will destroy the symmetry of the collapse and would probably eventually stop the collapse long before the ground level.
Even in the dominoe example, an asymmetry can cause the sequence to stop collapsing.
There are many, many other good reasons to think that 9/11 was an inside job, but you have to seriously search and think to find and understand them.
[edit on 16-2-2009 by ipsedixit]