Re: CHEM: Nitrogen Buckyball explosives...

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Tue Jul 31 2001 - 05:17:29 MDT

On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 12:32:24PM -0400, Mike Lorrey wrote:
> The best thing about the N60 molecule is that it would be undetectable
> by airport sniffers, and afterwards would leave no chemical residue, as
> its waste is all N2 gas molecules. I suppose you might detect excessive
> N2 embedded in stressed metals near the blast point.

Best thing?! :-) Actually, doesn't more and more airports use neutron
scanners that look explicitely for nitrogen compuntds? That would
definitely show N60.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
GCS/M/S/O d++ -p+ c++++ !l u+ e++ m++ s+/+ n--- h+/* f+ g+ w++ t+ r+ !y

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