Re: nanonukes and other cute things

Anders Sandberg (
26 Jan 1999 10:27:45 +0100

"joe dees" <> writes:

> Why bother with nanonukes? Couldn't a nanolaser be mounted on a
flybot for a "surgical" strike?

Energy densities - what do you power the nanolaser with? Remember that it has to be strong enough to do damage. Besides, tiny apertures likely diffract a lot.

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