Ohhhhhhhhhhh, By the way I would like to know what the element "HELIUM 3" means to you groovey people
Well, as I was getting interested in my initial thoughts of the moon being mined for resources, I ran across this article about the application's of certain elementnt's and how they would be able to contribute to the application's of mining the moon and for what reason's it would be viable to do so. There has been a lot studied theories as to what the 3HE/4HE implication's would be, for as far as hte scientist's know, the Earth has it's own Georeactor in the core of the earth already producing the afore mentioned element's. The only thing to this inquiry that should stand out for the possible implication's of mining the moon are that the Earth's "Georeactor" is in it's final phase, (With out definate dates of total consumption) is radically going tochange the Earth as we know it. This is a very "beginner's" read of what they would have to realize that there is strong implication's to the fact's of this happening in a relatively short period of time, but is left to be acknowledge as truly "Inevitable" occurance for the Earth's Elemental Dynamic's.
As for the implication's of being able retrieve this element from the moon's surface, science's would vastly be accelerated forward with possible application's of HE3 in abundance. Here is a site that give's the implication factor's for the accessability to HE3 and what it would create as a new kind of "Nanoscience" technologies.
“I am convinced that the unusual magnetism observed by the Florida group is due to a combination of the small number of atoms present and the very large ratio of surface atoms to total atoms,” Ihas said. “This effect is the essence of nanoscience, and just the beginning of developments which will quickly impact our everyday lives, which are now so dependent on materials development.”
Though the site in discussion deals with the implication's of "Magnetic Properties", the insight is in the fact that there could be litterally a lot of ways to implicate it in everything from Medical to Computer technologies.
There is quite an explanation of how Tritium and 3HE(A stable element produced by Tritium) is used in the application's of being able to measure radioactivity in stagnenent water. The study was achieved in Alaska for there fresh water reserves to see if the cause and effect's of nuclear fall out from previous test of the bomb's in the past. It was quite a long document and it was basically for that one particular study. I decided not to post the factual find's for these experiments but wanted to acknowledge to you all that there are many versatile applications for the 3HE use's.
As we already are aware of that 3HE cas a high magnetism ratio and with that in mind, can be put forth in so many application's that it starts from being able to practically cover every aspect of the science community with it's ability to be versatile for many important and Nanoscience technologies that we have only began to explore or understand, with these new practicalities, science's could evolve much faster than what was first thought of the expansion's of our knowledge. Computer's are going to be faster with more memory and the thing's that come from this moddest element are far reaching. Here is an exert from a study of what the "Superfluidity" of 3HE test's are openeing the door's for a much more acceptable and unmeasurable scientifically evolving technologie's.
December 13, 1996 by Phillip F. Schewe and Ben Stein
HELIUM-3 CAN REMAIN SUPERFLUID IN AEROGEL , albeit at a lower temperature. When He-3 was injected into a sample of aerogel, a wispy glass gel with a density not that much greater than air, some expected the gel's filaments to disrupt entirely the pairing of He-3 atoms necessary for superfluidity. This didn't happen. A new surprise is the fact that an applied magnetic field does have an effect on superfluidity in the aerogel; it depresses the superfluid transition temperature further (Sprague et al., Physical Review Letters, 25 November). Research on superfluid He-3 in aerogel may have implications for the study of superconductivity since the pairing of He-3 atoms in superfluids is analogous to electron pairing (the BCS mechanism) in some superconductors. (Science News, 7 December 1996.)
hers another from "Cornell University" pretty much just authenticates the apparent element at hand. "Nothing wrong with a little back-up".
I have went to this next website and it is self explanatory as to what it is, Omega85, "YOU HAVE GOT TO CHECK THIS OUT MAN!!", you may have to 'Cut ' and 'Paste' to the address bar, but much worht the effort. It is a very detailed description of the implication's of mining the moon's resource's with cost's,materials
and other informative stuff. I could not pull a "Properties" check to display this find, but once you get to the web page, you are going to fall backwards with all the answer's to this topic of mining the moon and it's practicality of why to mine it.
ECONOMIC GEOLOGY OF LUNAR HELIUM-3File Format: Microsoft Powerpoint - View as HTML
University of Wisconsin-Madison. 11. MINING IMPLICATIONS. AT RECOVERABLE GRADE OF 20 PPB,. 100 KG HELIUM-3 REQUIRES MINING. 2 KM2 TO DEPTH OF 3 METERS AND ...
www.higp.hawaii.edu/srr/SRR-VI-presentations/ Schmitt-helium_in_regolith_SRR6.ppt - Similar pages
Here is another exert dealing with the "Possibility" of using 3HE as a clean burning usable fuel for the future, "Good and interesting read."
As an example, Gerald Kulcinski, Harrison Schmitt, and co-workers have proposed the use of the rare helium-3 from the Moon as a fuel for clean-burning fusion reactors.
Well, that is quite a bit of informatin of what I think of this element, I hope that this is as informative for you as it was for me, it makes for a good, realistic and practical read for the topic of why and how the moon could serve us, and of course "Why would we (USA) have a base on the moon anyways?" Theorists.
Originally posted by Omega85
Do u know what part of the moon that is on?
It would be good to get some coordinates.
Originally posted by Omega85
hey there all.
ANX they are some pretty strange pics.
Do u have any idea what would cause such a thing to happen>???
I have been thinkin somethin for a while now.\
and that is should we as a team follow a certain direction and then from the follow another???
I would appreciate your responses on this.
For example we could work on the materials needed to withstand the moons environment and things, as we know now there are quakes up there so the building material would have to be something that could withstand such a thing.
Or we could then move on to the coverup with the pics, the dark spots and things or vice versa.
What do u think??
Comon team let me here your thoughts about whether u think we should follow a certain direction within this subject untill we crack it open then we can move on to more.
Between 1969 and 1972, Apollo astronauts placed seismometers at their landing sites around the moon. The Apollo 12, 14, 15, and 16 instruments faithfully radioed data back to Earth until they were switched off in 1977.
There are at least four different kinds of moonquakes: (1) deep moonquakes about 700 km below the surface, probably caused by tides; (2) vibrations from the impact of meteorites; (3) thermal quakes caused by the expansion of the frigid crust when first illuminated by the morning sun after two weeks of deep-freeze lunar night; and (4) shallow moonquakes only 20 or 30 kilometers below the surface.
The first three were generally mild and harmless. Shallow moonquakes on the other hand were doozies. Between 1972 and 1977, the Apollo seismic network saw twenty-eight of them; a few "registered up to 5.5 on the Richter scale," says Neal. A magnitude 5 quake on Earth is energetic enough to move heavy furniture and crack plaster.
Seismic activity on the Moon is very low, basically insignificant. Due to the lack of plate tectonics, Lunar seismic activity is about a 100 millionth of Earth's, or ~2 x 1010 J/yr (excluding impacts). In eight years of monitoring, a large-but-rare moonquake has not been recorded, but it is possible to have up to 1 x 1014 J/yr if such events were recorded. The largest recorded seismic activities are approximately equivalent to a 4 on the richter scale, with 1-2 being typical.
The lunar seismic activity is usually caused from tidal forces and secondary effects from impacts. Secondary effects includes fresh crater ejecta cracking due to thermal stresses and disruption of slopes with high angles of repose. Other, non-seismic activity includes astronaut activity and impacts (both meteorite and artificial).
The Moon has very low elastic wave propagation losses, and seismic activity is thus clearly registered over long distances. This low attenuation also results in a long half-lives of seismic energy, in the tens of minutes, and the phrase "rang like a bell" after an Saturn upper stage lunar impact. Incidently, this long seismic signature suggests itself as a possible communication device, albeit with bandwidth issues.
There are secondary effects from lunar seismic activity that can create hazards to a presence on the Moon. Because of the excellent wave propagation, seismic activity can create widespread secondary activity, such as crater wall slumping and landslides. Apollo 17 astronauts visited a landslide which probably resulted from the impact that created the Tycho crater, 100 million years ago, and 2000 kilometers away.
Apollo astronauts used seismometers during their visits to the Moon and discovered that the gray orb isn't a totally dead place, geologically speaking. Small moonquakes, originating several miles (kilometers) below the surface, are thought to be caused by the gravitational pull of Earth. Sometimes tiny fractures appear at the surface, and gas escapes.
A moonquake is the lunar equivalent of an earthquake. They were first discovered by the Apollo astronauts. Moonquakes are much weaker than earthquakes.
Information about moonquakes comes from seismometers placed on the Moon by Apollo astronauts from 1969 through 1972. The instruments placed by the Apollo 12, 14, 15 and 16 functioned perfectly until switched off in 1977.
According to NASA, there are at least four different kinds of moonquakes:
* Deep moonquakes (~700 km below the surface, probably caused by tidal in origin)
* Meteorites impact vibrations
* Thermal quakes (the frigid lunar crust expands sunlight returns after the two week lunar night)
* Shallow moonquakes (20 or 30 kilometers below the surface)
The first three mentioned above tend to be mild; however, shallow moonquakes can register up to 5.5 on the Richter scale. Between 1972 and 1977, twenty-eight shallow moonquakes were observed. On Earth, quakes of magnitude 4.5 and above can cause damage to buildings and other rigid structures.
Researchers and space enthusiasts seehelium 3 as the perfect fuel source: extremely potent, nonpolluting, withvirtually no radioactive by-product. Proponents claim its the fuel ofthe 21st century.