Re: Strange Matter as Planetary Warfare

Chris Hind (
Tue, 17 Sep 1996 04:14:44 -0700

At 12:06 9/17/96 -0700, you wrote:
>Chris Hind writes:
>>At 21:24 9/12/96 -0700, you wrote:
>>>Chris Hind writes:
>>>>I've read about past fears that building increasingly powerful particle
>>>>accelerators have the potential to create strange matter which is a more
>>>>stable form of matter that would instantly convert all matter around it into
>>>>this new form.
>>>Sounds to me like someebody's been reading too much Vonnegut.
>>Nope, what do you mean?
>In one of his books (Breakfast of Champions I think, but it's been a
>long time) a new crystaline form of water is made or discovered, which
>is solid at room tempurature. It "freezes" any water that comes in
>contact with it. The world ends.
>Of course, this is just a plot device: the book isn't "about" that at
>all. Highly recommended.

Sounds cool where could I obtain it?