Re: Strange Matter as Planetary Warfare

Chris Hind (
Thu, 19 Sep 1996 00:51:02 -0700

>Didn't the Manhattan project adopt a similar attitude? I seem to remember
>reading that they calculated the probability of the first nuclear explosion
>causing a chain reaction which would destroy the entire atmosphere. The
>result was non-negligible, but they went ahead anyway. (Of course, the story
>I read could have found exaggeration through the ethics of its writer.)
I've read that myself and I believe there was some sea show on TV like
SeaQuest long ago which storyline was based on that they were forced to live
underwater because they fried the atmosphere.