[time-nuts] Time of death-Again
sar10538 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 28 06:49:29 UTC 2010
We seem to have moved from natural death to an engineered version in
an attempt to document the "exact" time of death and we are still not
time-nuts close :)
On 28 October 2010 16:42, Michael Conlen <michael.conlen at ncf.edu> wrote:
> Remember though, they were flying low to stay under radar and evade the
> enemy while going for their secondary target because they couldn't reach the
> first. They dropped from a pretty low target, and probably didn't care since
> as far as they could tell the world wasn't going to be worth living in if
> they got back.
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 6:51 PM, Perry Sandeen <sandeenpa at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Wrote: < If you want a sub-microsecond time of death, sit on a bomb like
>> Major T. J. "King" Kong in "Dr. Strangelove," and get your friends to time
>> and triangulate the prompt radiation. That should be good to a few 10's of
>> Absolutely Not So!
>> The H-Bombs are slowed by parachutes so the bomber can get away. The
>> outside temperature for a B-52 at operating altitude over Russia would
>> likely be at least minus 60 degrees F.
>> Major T, since he was wearing an indoor uniform, would become a solid block
>> of ice before the bomb went off so his TOD has a variance of time between
>> when became a solid chunk of ice and the time of instant defrosting. This
>> could be 30 to 60 seconds. Totally un-acceptable accuracy for even the
>> cadet grade newbe time-nut ;)
>> Why, anyone accepting such an error would have to answer to the Coca Cola
>> company distributor at Burpelson Air Force Base.
>> Carpay Diem, Carpell Tunnel-Whatever
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