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Re: Nuking The Aliens

From: Brad Sparks <RB47x.nul>
Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2007 10:07:40 EDT
Archived: Sun, 04 Nov 2007 17:10:49 -0500
Subject: Re: Nuking The Aliens

>From: Michael Tarbell <mtarbell.nul>
>To: ufoupdates.nul
>Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2007 12:28:05 -0700
>Subject: Re: Nuking The Aliens

>>From: Brad Sparks <RB47x.nul>
>>To: ufoupdates.nul
>>Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2007 10:28:58 EDT
>>Subject: Re: Nuking The Aliens

>>>From: Jay Nelson <jnelson.nul>
>>>Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2007 12:55:15 -0700
>>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <ufoupdates.nul>
>>>Subject: Nuking The Aliens

>>>Last night there was a British science show, Horizon, on PBS
>>>about the causes of gamma ray bursts. Apparently, these strange
>>>explosions were first detected by a US satellite that was - get
>>>this - looking for evidence the Soviets were testing their H-
>>>bombs by blowing them up on the farside of the Moon.

>>That doesn't sound correct.

>Gamma-ray bursts were first detected in July 1967 by the Vela
>series of satellites, whose function was to monitor compliance
>with the nuclear test ban treaty by detecting nuclear explosions
>in earth's atmosphere or in space. Their orbits (circular,
>radius 125,000 km) did not afford them any useful coverage of
>the far side of the moon.

Yep but we won't hear any more about that nonsense.


>>>I'm reminded of the story in the Disclosure book about how we
>>>fired a 100 megaton monster at the Moon at one point supposedly
>>>to show just how bad we were, and that the aliens disarmed it.

>>Nonsense. No such thing ever happened. No 100 MT bomb was ever
>>built let alone launched into a lunar trajectory.

>Actually, such a bomb _was_ built by the Soviet Union in 1961,

I am familiar with the RDS-220 H-bomb and it was _not_ built as
a 100 MT device but was _built_ for an intended yield of about
50 MT (actual yield long reported in the US as 57 MT). It had
the _capability_ of 100 MT but was not _built_ with the extra
uranium which would have made it an extremely "dirty" bomb. I
disagree with your characterization below which makes it sound
like someone had a dial-a-yield and just chose not to dial the
100 MT but only 50 MT.

>although it was not tested at full yield. It was deliberately
>'de-tuned' when tested to suppress radioactive fallout. Had it
>been tested at the full 100 MT configuration, this single
>detonation would have accounted for 25% of all nuclear weapons
>fission fallout to date. See:


>At approximately 27 tons, there was no danger of it being
>launched anywhere, and indeed it had no strategic utility at

And there was no way in 1961 to even get such a 27+ ton bomb (it
would have weighed several tons heavier with the extra uranium
built in instead of lighter lead) into low earth orbit let alone
to escape velocity to reach the Moon. Hence what I said is
confirmed -- absolute nonsense that any "100 megaton monster"
was "fired... at the Moon."

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