November 10, 2005
Deseret News

BYU Physics Professor Thinks Bombs Toppled World Trade Center

by Elaine Jarvik

The physics of 9/11 - including how fast and symmetrically one of the World Trade Center buildings fell - prove that official explanations of the collapses are wrong, says a Brigham Young University physics professor.

In fact, it's likely that there were "pre-positioned explosives" in all three buildings at ground zero, says Steven E. Jones. . . .

Jones, who conducts research in fusion and solar energy at BYU, is calling for an independent, international scientific investigation "guided not by politicized notions and constraints but rather by observations and calculations.

"It is quite plausible that explosives were pre-planted in all three buildings and set off after the two plane crashes - which were actually a diversion tactic," he writes. "Muslims are (probably) not to blame for bringing down the WTC buildings after all," Jones writes.

As for speculation about who might have planted the explosives, Jones said, "I don't usually go there. There's no point in doing that until we do the scientific investigation."

Previous investigations, including those of FEMA, the 9/11 Commission and NIST (the National Institutes of Standards and Technology), ignore the physics and chemistry of what happened on Sept. 11, 2001, to the Twin Towers and the 47-story building known as WTC 7, he says. The official explanation - that fires caused structural damage that caused the buildings to collapse - can't be backed up by either testing or history, he says. . . .


VIDEO: Rick Sanchez, "Suspected Bombs In WTC," MSNBC, September 11, 2001

J. McMichael, "Muslims Suspend Laws of Physics!,", November 25, 2001

"Videos Show Building 7's Vertical Collapse," 911 Research

911 Proof;; NIST's Evasion

David Ray Griffin, "9/11 and the Mainstream Press," The Wisdom Fund, August 1, 2005

[Concluding remarks in the FEMA report on the WTC 7 collapse lend support to my arguments: The specifics of the fires in WTC 7 and how they caused the building to collapse ["official theory"] remain unknown at this time. Although the total diesel fuel on the premises contained massive potential energy, the best hypothesis [fire/damage-caused collapse] has only a low probability of occurrence. Further research, investigation, and analyses are needed to resolve this issue. . . .

None of the government-funded studies have provided serious analyses of the explosive demolition hypothesis at all. Until the above steps are taken, the case for accusing ill-trained Muslims of causing all the destruction on 9-11-01 is far from compelling. It just does not add up. . . .

I have presented ample evidence for the explosive-demolition hypothesis, which is testable and falsifiable and yet has not been seriously considered in any of the studies funded by the US government.--Steven E. Jones, "Why Indeed Did the WTC Buildings Collapse?," Brigham Young University, November 2005]]

"Questioning what happened on 9/11: Professor believes planes didn't cause all the damage around the WTC," MSNBC: The Situation with Tucker Carlson, November 16, 2005

[Last fall, Brigham Young University physics professor Steven E. Jones made headlines when he charged that the World Trade Center collapsed because of "pre-positioned explosives." Now, along with a group that calls itself "Scholars for 9/11 Truth," he's upping the ante. . . .

Headed by Jones and Jim Fetzer, University of Minnesota Duluth distinguished McKnight professor of philosophy, the group is made up of 50 academicians and others.

They include Robert M. Bowman, former director of the U.S. "Star Wars" space defense program, and Morgan Reynolds, former chief economist for the Department of Labor in President George W. Bush's first term.--Elaine Jarvik, "BYU professor's group accuses U.S. officials of lying about 9/11," Deseret Morning News, January 28, 2006]

Tad Walch, "BYU places '9/11 truth' professor on paid leave," Deseret Morning News, September 8, 2006

VIDEO: Kevin Ryan, "A New Standard for Deception by Kevin Ryan,", 2006

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