Re: Nanotech Arms Race
Tue, 26 Jan 1999 17:55:55 EST

In a message dated 1/25/99 11:40:07 PM Central Standard Time, writes:

> a fusion weapon all the way down to two atoms of plutonium 238. each one
> a 50% chance of sitting there acting like any other nonradioactive atom in
> any
> given 88 year period, and putting the two next to each other doesnt change
> anything. if one decays, the other one will most probably not be
> nanotech will not have nuclear as an option for power. spike

A (possible) quibble...from a truck driver.

Aren't you referring to fission? It seems to me that fusion might actually scale down. After all...the minimium ingredients are two hydrogen atoms.