Re: go interceptors!

From: Spike Jones (
Date: Sat Jul 21 2001 - 15:39:32 MDT

John Clark wrote:

> Spike Jones <> Wrote:
> > *He's* being silly? You are the one that posted that a coat of white
> > paint would save an RB from an alpha class laser.
> If it's silly that a black objects absorbs thousands of time more light than
> white objects then complain to God not me because that's the way the world is.
> If it's silly that the residents of Hiroshima who wore cloths with a black and white
> pattern had that pattern printed on their skin with horrible burns under the black
> part and healthy skin under the white then complain to Harry Truman not me
> because that happened.

Im not complaining John, Im agreeing with you. The
white paint would indeed reflect energy better than black.
For about 2 milliseconds.

The photon flux hitting the surface in question
is 5 orders of magnitude higher than that suffered by the
victims of the nuclear blast you described.

I do commend you for not changing the subject line. {8-] spike

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