"Emlyn (onetel)" wrote:
> > Since they would be nanodetectors that should be only interested in
> > homing in on plutonium or uranium, then I would have no real trouble
> > with that, if its restricted to that. Have them set to set off
> > air-network alarm through other nanites when they come in contact with
> > weapons grade plutonium, and to home in on sources of helium (which is
> > an alpha decay product, right?) as a sniffing protocol, and you've got
> > your detection without universal surveillance.
> Why not make em do something to the plutonium/uranium, rather than just
> detect it. Can they render it harmless?
I don't know if they could crawl inside the metal, but I imagine that
though it might be done, it would take too long if the bomb was in
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