Photos: Smokey Bear's neutron tool Summary: A plane swoops toward a wildfire to dump its payload of flame retardant. Dramatic, yes. But heroic pilots are only part of the story. By Bill Detwiler | July 19, 2006 -- 11:46 GMT (04:46 PDT) Follow @billdetwiler Previous | Next Image 10 of 10 Bombs away ...and it's bombs away--in part thanks to the techies at U.C. Davis and their army of neutrons. Topic: Tech Industry Kick off your day with ZDNet's daily email newsletter. It's the freshest tech news and opinion, served hot. Get it.