Blackeagle (
Mon, 24 Apr 2000 19:59:51 MST

>Well, see this is all cartoon physics, but typically a particle can
>only effect those things that come into contact with it. Thus if an
>electromagnetic wave came across a minovsky particle, that should
>stop the wave. The thing is that one minovsky particle should not be
>able to stop every wave in the known universe. So, I would guess that
>how effectively minovsky particles "stop" radio communications
>depends on the density of the cloud of particles.

That's not really true. Most types of solid objects block visible light
quite effectively even though they are largely empty space.

Chris Upchurch a.k.a. Blackeagle

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