Re: from 6 billion to 500 million: how?

From: Nano Scribe (
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 14:56:19 MST

You need to take a good hard look at the puppies in our arsenal, and
those which were designed but (so we're told) never built. couple of
MIRVs makes the issue irrelevant--several warheads would get close
even if the bodies were 10-30km off in different directions.

Science fiction precedes science fact. I DON'T have tick off a list,
do I..?


On 7 Feb 2001, at 10:17, Michael Lorrey wrote:

> John, the guy who decries many well thought out real plans as fiction,
> yet takes science fiction as fact.... Actually, in a Martian
> atmosphere, 10 km is nowhere near close enough. With such thin air,
> fireball and blast wave effects will be negligible. If its an air
> burst, most of the energy will go into space, while a ground burst
> would make a crater.
> John Marlow wrote:
> >
> > I've been called that before.
> > "" is from Total Recall.
> > With Martian atmosphere, 10-30km is more than close enough.
> > "" from Dune.
> > Excrement?
> > Truth--except for the cynic part.


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