Re: Nuke weapon/reactor/waste horror story links?

From: John Marlow (
Date: Tue Jan 09 2001 - 23:12:02 MST

@See below.

--- John Clark <> wrote:
> John Marlow <> Wrote:
> > **At a guess, I'd say Yes Way.
> BUZZ, I'm sorry that's wrong guess.

@Could be; as I said, it's a guess--but I suspect
neither of knows the true capabilities of current
detection gear.

  The answer is
> that the feeble emanations from a
> unexploded H Bomb at sea level could not go through
> the entire atmosphere and be
> detected by a satellite hundreds of miles away. As
> a matter of fact, a satellite couldn't
> even detect ionizing radiation from an EXPLODING H
> bomb at sea level.

@It wouldn't really have to, would it? There are other
clues, such as disturbance of air molecules by passing
gamma particles--which of course, absent a detonation,
are feeble. Can such things be detected from a great
distance? I don't know. Can Hubble be turned around to
look down here? Good chance.

> >Do you really think the gov't is going to call
> a press conference and say,
> >"Well, gee, you know, this bunch of loonies
> almost blew up New York--but we
> >got there in the nick of time..?"
> Do you really think that government in the age of
> the internet could keep the story of the century
> under wraps for long?

@Absolutely. The same was said of the television age.

> John K Clark
john marlow

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