[FoRK] "What did the president know and when did he know it?"

Karl Anderson kra
Fri Jul 8 10:36:29 PDT 2005


"Stephen D. Williams" <sdw at lig.net> writes:

> > Seriously, this is just about the most ridiculous attempt at an  
> > argument I have ever heard.  SPACE MIRRORS to cure Global  
> > Warming?!?!  Is that right after they finish building the Death Ray  
> > (tm) on the Moon?
> 
> You do know that this idea has been proposed many times?  (Red Earth, 
> Green Earth, Blue Earth on Mars terraforming for instance.)
> Mylar (or similar) can be stretched super thin, the gigantic surface 
> area allows power production to run ion engines to keep it in place, 
> etc.  Lots of ideas that could work.

Yeah, Morpheus presented an abstract of a similar proposal in _The
Matrix_, too.  It could totally work!

-- 
Karl Anderson      kra at monkey.org      http://monkey.org/~kra/



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