SV: Capacity of the brain

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Fri Oct 22 16:47:33 EST 1999


Bill Todd wrote:

> Seems reasonable from the standpoint of heating, but how about
> radiation
> (and particles, which one might assume are ejected from a super-nova
> at
> something close to c)?  Even with the diameter of the Earth for
> protection,
> is there enough dust around us for back-scatter to do us in quickly? 

Not even close.

> And
> what if the moon is full (well, Larry Niven[?] may have covered that
> one)?

The Moon would be very, very bright.  Then the world would end.

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