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Originally posted by simples
reply to post by MikeboydUS
it might turn iron into to vapor but would it turn solid rock to a vapor?
Originally posted by MikeboydUS
Two and a half football fields in size?
I wouldn't worry about this at all.
One W88 warhead would completely vaporize it. The "fireball" of the warhead is over 1 mile and well into the millions of degrees. Hot enough to boil solid iron into vapor instantly. The shockwave would then disperse the vapor into space.
If we can hit a 3 meter satellite, we can hit a 450 meter meteor.edit on 7/2/11 by MikeboydUS because: solid
Originally posted by phishybongwaters
Not sure what they are going from, but it does a near pass in 202something and depending on the path it takes there, it's a near miss or impact in 2036.
Non fear mongering scientists are saying sit tight, no worries. At the very least we can't say anything til it passes
Still something to watch.