Gundam EZEight (rx_79g_ez_8@yahoo.com)
Sun, 25 Feb 2001 23:50:13 -0800 (PST)


right! i remember now! those things are tiny!!! a
liter of solid stuff has gazillions of atoms, and that
means 18x gazillions of MeV's!! cool!!!
--- Leslie_R <trojan@atoka.net> wrote:
> Gundam EZEight wrote:
> >
> > how much energy can you get out of one atomic
> > collision? 18 something MeV right? if the MS has
> to
> > have massive amounts of energy, then it would also
> > have to throw together more atoms right? how can a
> few
> > litters of fuel last so long?
> > --- -Z- <z@gundam.com> wrote:
>
> how many atoms had to annihalate to destroy
> Hiroshima or Nagasaki
> (that's how neuclear reactions, fission or fusion,
> generate energy, by
> destroying atoms and leavingsub-atomic particles and
> energy)? for all
> the size of the first crude Atom bombs the ammount
> of fssionable
> material was relatively small, and it's assumed that
> even by todays
> standards sustained nuclear reactions are more
> efficeint than that.. a
> little goes a long way
>
> -Les
> --
> "He's a God, it'll take more than one shot."
> -Lady Eboshi, 'Princess Mononoke'
>
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