Re: PAC 3 a hit! woo hoooo!

From: John Clark (
Date: Mon Jul 24 2000 - 12:17:43 MDT

Michael S. Lorrey <> Wrote:

>On the contrary, so long as you are tracking all shipments of material with
>density signatures of lead or higher into and out of suspect areas (Afghanistan,
>Iraq, etc) you ought to be able to snag most suspect packages.

A satellite is going to detect 10 pounds of Plutonium buried in the back of a truck
under 3 tons of horse manure? I don't think so.

>an Air Force astronaut testing a new spy camera that can see through the
>earth and detect underground caverns and odd density objects due to the
>background neutrino flow through the earth.

If a neutrino can pass through 10 light years of lead with only a 50% probability
of being absorbed it's not going to show up by being stopped by a few pounds of

             John K Clark

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