[LMB] OT: Re: Slavery, was Barrayaran revenues

David McMillan skyefire at skyefire.org
Sat Apr 14 18:56:23 BST 2012


On 4/13/2012 8:16 PM, Walter Bushell wrote:
> On Apr 13, 2012, at 1:30 PM, Aruvqan wrote:
>
>> [How many people on this list can say they once ate lunch by the gentle glow of the fuel storage tank's cherenkov radiation ... =) ]
>> --
> OW!
>
> I only saw chernkov radiation once, from a pulsed nuke.
         Hm... IIRC, nuclear fuel rods immersed in deep water pools can 
still cast the glow *caused* by the Cerenkov radiation further than the 
minimum safe distance.  So eating or reading by the light of Cerenkov 
radiation isn't necessarily a (very) hazardous action.


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