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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

With explosions taking place virtually, how much harder will it be for weapons scientists to confront the destructive power of their work and its ethical implications?




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Thanks for the post Doc! Thoughtful read.

I agree with the premise. The power is hard to imagine unless you see it.

#1 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2020-02-18 05:17 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

#1 Years back, a fellow who'd graduated from the university where I taught visited the campus and talked about his work on The Gadget and how when they set the bomb off at Trinity in darkness (he was wearing goggles with thick, dark lenses), that for a moment he thought the sun was blasting into his eyes, it was that bright. And that was then, imagine now.

#2 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2020-02-19 04:58 AM | Reply

...Basically, he thought those thick, dark goggles had somehow slipped away. Bright.

#3 | Posted by Doc_Sarvis at 2020-02-19 06:26 AM | Reply

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