[FoRK] Smoking mad...
Stephen D. Williams
<sdw at lig.net> on
Tue Feb 5 20:58:06 PST 2008
Jeff Bone wrote:
> I'm hip to that.
> I don't, for example, buy into the argument that individuals should be
> able to own nuclear weapons. (To pick an example not at random...)
Crap, how are we ever going to instantiate one of the main plot devices
in Snow Crash?
Well, I guess the point of that case is that nobody was allowing him to
own it, he just did and taking it away was problematic. Sort of a catch
> One pound of completely fissioned uranium has the fuel value of over
> 1500 tons of coal.
3 million times the energy density...
I never had a number in mind before.
Now if I just had a ratio of impact of burning that coal vs. overhead
and storage of uranium byproducts.
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