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Originally posted by octotom
It would be interesting for a spy satellite to fly over North Korea and snap a picture of the spot where their bomb was supposed to have gone off and see if they actually did do something or not.
Do you happen to live near Detmold, Germany, hermanthegerman?
Originally posted by Tentickles
Food for thought: Just imagine the pure energy needed to move that amount of earth. When it takes a pit mine years and years to reach a depth of 320 this device did it in mere seconds.
"In 1957, the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission [AEC] established the 'Plowshare Program' to "investigate and develop peaceful uses for nuclear explosives." In early 1958, the AEC selected a site at the mouth of the Ogotoruk Creek near Cape Thompson, approximately 30 miles southeast of the Inupiat Eskimo village of Point Hope. Shortly thereafter, they developed plans for an experimental harbor excavation to be called Project Chariot. Late in 1962, after extensive scientific studies, the AEC announced that it "would defer further consideration of the proposed Chariot experiment," due in part to public criticism....