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Marine-Techie: End-The-Oil-Spill-With-The-Mother-Of-All-Bombs

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posted on Jun, 13 2010 @ 12:55 AM
This article is from Wired, it says to use "the mother of all bombs". Yhe bomb is a 21,000 megamunition that would generate a king sized shock wave and stop the leaks on the seabed floor.

However, I believe this would be a mistake with catastrophic results. Here is an excerpt from the article.

The Marine Corps’ most (in)famous technologist has a solution for the Gulf oil spill: Blow the crap out of it, with the Mother of All Bombs.

Over the past decade, no one in the Corps has been more creative, more persistent and more migraine-inducing in his pursuit of war fighting gadgetry than Franz Gayl.

Some of his ideas were rock-solid, like small spy drones and bomb-resistant trucks. Eventually, the Pentagon bought tens of thousands of the trucks, due in large part to his agitating and whistle blowing efforts.

Other concepts of his were more fringe: orbiting troop transports, super-strength exoskeletons, laser guns that could roast insurgents alive.

Now Gayl, a civilian scientist (semi-) employed by Quantico, may have come up with his most dramatic idea yet: Use a 21,000-pound megamunition to generate a king-sized shock wave that would force those leaking pipes on the seabed shut.

Deploying the GBU-43 MOAB — known as the “Massive Ordnance Air Burst” or “Mother of All Bombs” — would be “proven, safe and ‘green,’” Gayl tells our pal David Axe, of War Is Boring.

The bomb consumes all its own fuel, after all. And it’s not a nuclear weapon, like the one the Russians allegedly used to shut down out-of-control wells. If there are no MOABs to be had, Gayl adds, a Vietnam-era Daisy Cutter will do just fine.

The article continues at this link:

While this sounds ingenious, I think this may be a very dangerous move!!

There has been information coming out daily and even an interview stating that this is no ordinary well. It is in fact a super well that extends 20-33,000 feet below the seabed floor. That BP did in fact attempt to drill a super well in a place it's never been done " The bottom of the ocean". As a result of their greed they actually tapped into a batholith. Here is info on what that means.

A batholith (from Greek bathos, depth + lithos, rock) is a large emplacement of igneous intrusive (also called plutonic) rock that forms from cooled magma deep in the earth's crust. Batholiths are almost always made mostly of felsic or intermediate rock-types, such as granite, quartz monzonite, or diorite (see also granite dome).

Although they may appear uniform, batholiths are in fact structures with complex histories and compositions.

They are composed of multiple masses, or plutons, bodies of igneous rock of irregular dimensions (typically at least several kilometers) that can be distinguished from adjacent igneous rock by some combination of criteria including age, composition, texture, or mappable structures.

Individual plutons are crystallized from magma that traveled toward the surface from a zone of partial melting near the base of the Earth's crust.


If this is indeed what is happening, this is where the leak is occurring. There has been reports of plutons coming up through the oil plume. This could very well mean
they are sitting on top a batholith volcano.

Can you imagine if they blow a volcano 30,000 feet below the ocean floor? No I can't either. Forget the danger of radiation, that will not be our biggest concern. The event will be monumental enough to throw the earth off it's axis.

We need to prepare, this could very well be the case.


posted on Jun, 13 2010 @ 02:18 AM
I too think that would be the biggest mistake , probably open up the seafloor , i wonder if that guy is sane or not !

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