BLOW UP THE MOON
pope at lcc.net
Tue Dec 23 21:38:56 EST 1997
Jon Sanderson wrote:
> In article <3498D894.F88641F8 at lcc.net>, The_Pope <pope at lcc.net> writes
> >I was bored, so I thought I'd ask a few stupid questions of this
> >post :)
> >1) If we blew up the moon, wouldn't we have a problem with large
> >falling on us?
> >2) Assuming we're going to blow the moon up soon, nukes are the only
> >to go. Aren't you worried about fallout?
> >3) Wouldn't we get our own rings from the leftovers? Earth with
> 1) No, My physics teacher (Jimbo) said that if we did, the
> pieces coming towards the Earth would pull themselves apart and it
> burn up in the atmosphere.
> 2) C4 anybody? Don't think it requires Oxygen
I don't think so, either...but where we gonna get all that C4? At
current technology, nukes are the *only* way to go.
> 3) Probably
Of course, in a few hundred years we'll have metallic rings, at the rate
we're putting stuff in space...
> Anyone played the Dig (they blow an asteroid up there)
Haven't seen that part, but I hear it's cool :)
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