In 2006, Steven Jones, PhD, Professor Emeritus from BYU with a doctorate in physics, reported that he and and other scientists and researchers had found scientific evidence that the incendiary thermate was present in the samples from the WTC that they had studied.  Thus, it became widely known that thermate was what was most likely used to cut the steel columns that supported the Twin Towers, and that this was what could have made their consequent plunge to earth in about ten seconds possible. Now, thanks to the most recent work by Steven Jones and his fellow independent scientists, the public is learning what was most likely used to cause the Towers to explode in the manner in which they were obviously destroyed - unconventional demolition.
An article published on April 3, 2009 on the Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice website states in its first paragraph:
"A new study by independent scientists and researchers suggests the cause behind the catastrophic destruction of World Trade Center Towers on September 11th can be seen in the dust itself: active thermitic material, a highly engineered explosive." 
Steven Jones and eight additional scientists and researchers have identified a high-tech form of thermite, called nano-thermite, in the dust samples collected after the events of September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center in New York City. "The scientists examined small red and gray chips in four dust samples independently collected in the days and weeks [following September 11, 2001]... Using advanced techniques of chemical and physical identification, the scientists were able to determine the chemical identities of the components of the chips." The scientists published their findings in a peer-reviewed article in The Open Chemical Physics Journal . They concluded that "the red layer of the red/gray chips we have discovered in the WTC dust is active, unreacted thermitic material, incorporating nanotechnology, and is a highly energetic pyrotechnic or explosive material." 
This is nothing less than conclusive scientific evidence that in the catastrophe known as "9/11", fires from the planes' jet fuel are NOT what brought down the Towers, as we have been led to believe. Explosives were used for that purpose.
It is time for an independent investigation into this crime, with the power to subpoena witnesses.
Please call, e-mail, or write residents of New York City and ask that they sign the petition for the NYC 9/11 Ballot Initiative to place a referendum for an independent investigation on the NYC ballot for the November election. 
 Journal of 9/11 Studies http://www.journalof911studies.com/
Thermite Identified As Culprit of WTC Collapse, by Paul Joseph Watson and Alex Jones 4-24-06 http://www.infowars.com/articles/sept11/thermite_id_culprit_wtc_collapse.htm
Prof. Steven E. Jones about thermite melting WTC-steel - American Scholars Symposium - June 24, 2006 - Los Angeles, CA http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4884818450327382904
 Study: Scientists Discover Active Thermitic Material in WTC Dust http://stj911.org/press_releases/ActiveThermiticMaterial.html
 Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe http://www.bentham.org/open/tocpj/openaccess2.htm
 Small Chips in World Trade Center Dust Identified as Undetonated Explosive, by Peter Duveen 4-8-09 http://www.opednews.com/populum/diarypage.php?did=12811
 NYC Ballot Initiative Relaunced As NYCCAN - The New York City Coalitition for Accountability Now, by Reprehensor 4-9-09 http://www.911blogger.com/node/19796
NYCCAN - The New York City for Coalition for Accountability Now website: http://nyccan.org/
The Top Ten Connections Between NIST and Nano-Thermites, by Kevin R. Ryan 7-2-08 http://www.journalof911studies.com/volume/2008/Ryan_NIST_and_Nano-1.pdf
BREAKING NEWS - Chemist talks about the findings of explosives in the dust of the World Trade Center, posted by BudhistPanda 4-10-09 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6DQjBfbn24
Explosives Found in World Trade Center Dust, by Jim Hoffman 4-9-09 http://911research.wtc7.net/essays/thermite/explosive_residues.html
A Hypothetical Blasting Scenario, by Jim Hoffman 4-9-09 http://911research.wtc7.net/essays/thermite/blasting_scenario.html
Wake Up and Smell the Aluminothermic Nanocomposite Explosives, by Jim Hoffman 4-3-09 http://911research.wtc7.net/essays/thermite/explosives_evidence_timeline.html
Traces of Explosives in 9/11 Dust, by Elaine Jarvik 4-6-09 http://www.deseretnews.com/article/1
Active Thermitic Material Discovered in Dust from the 9/11 World Trade Center Catastrophe - Global Research 4-3-09 http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=13049