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