Superbomb Ignites Science Dispute

Les Schaffer schaffer at optonline.net
Mon Sep 29 16:50:38 MDT 2003


clyde wrote:

> A substantial release of gamaray energy of the amount cited in the
> New Scientist report that I read, would be preferentially absorbed
> within the immediate vicinity of the emmitter

2 MeV gamma rays are hard to stop. think a foot of concrete or a few
inches of lead.

> and greatly raise the temperature of the material absorbing it -
> material in the vicinity would vapourise causing an explosion.

if this is true, their dream of a gamma ray laser doesnt look good
either.

les schaffer



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