Brett Jensen (email@example.com)
Tue, 23 May 2000 09:46:03 -0700
Keep in mind that a dropping colony is also probably going alot slower than the
doomsday asteroids that have been such a populer topic in the movies lately. The
tremendous speed as well as the mass of a (Mostly solid iron) asteroid is what
makes it so deadly. A colony is mostly air.
> Hmm. I wonder if a colony would do more or less damage than a solid rock of
> the same mass? It would have a much greater cross section for it's mass
> than an asteroid, so the effects of it's interaction with the atmosphere
> would probably be magnified (not to mention those three gigantic, super
> strong mirrors), but what about when it hits the ground?
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