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ONCOffice of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (United States Government Health and Human Services)
ONCOpen Network Computing (Distributed Applications Architecture)
ONCOne Newark Center (Newark, NJ)
ONCOpen Network Computing
ONCOperational Navigation Chart
ONCOffice National de la Chasse (France)
ONCOrion Nebula Cluster
ONCOsaka University Nakanoshima Center (Osaka, Japan)
ONCOrdinary National Certificate (UK)
ONCOne Number Census (UK)
ONCOctanitrocubane (explosive)
ONCOffice National de Conciliation
ONCOld Navy Card
ONCOrthopaedic Nursing Certified
ONCOrganic Network Committee
ONCOptimum Network Configuration (network routing)
ONCOrganisation Nationale de Crise (French: National Crisis Organization)
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In the January 7 edition of Angewandte Chemie International, they announced the creation of a substance called octanitrocubane. What's it good for?
After nearly 20 years of effort, researchers have achieved the synthesis of octanitrocubane, a compound that could be one of the most powerful nonnuclear explosives known.
In the early 1980s, Army researchers recognized that cubane derivatives, especially octanitrocubane, could pack an incredible punch.
Octanitrocubane could be twice as powerful as trinitrotoluene (TNT), and "it's thought to be 20 to 25 percent more effective than HMX [octogen], which is the state-of-the-art military explosive right now," says Peter M.
Researchers haven't yet made enough octanitrocubane to check its explosiveness, but tests on the small samples made by Eaton's group show that the compound has a density close to 2 g/[cm.sup.3].
Even though octanitrocubane may pack a powerful punch, it's safe to handle.