Blurt!Commonplace Book

“The control panel he monitored was connected to an elaborate system consisting of tubes with tiny holes that ran throughout the [Notre-Dame] cathedral complex. At one end of each tube was what is called an ‘aspirating’ detector, a highly sensitive device that draws in air to detect any smoke.” (Elian Peltier et al., “Notre-Dame came far closer to collapsing than people knew. This is how it was saved.”)

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