Re: How hard a Singularity?

From: Michael Roy Ames (
Date: Wed Jun 26 2002 - 13:24:04 MDT

James Higgins wrote:
> Absolutely not. But if the moon shot failed it would not have killed all
> humanity. The only possibly equal project I know of would have been the
> Manhattan Project. If I recall correctly some of them thought a chain
> reaction could have occurred and would have destroy the earth. Hopefully
> they fully researched this possibility before testing the first bomb.

Actually, they did not completely disconfirm the possibility until after
'trinity'. However the preliminary calculations had shown it to be very
unlikely. Still... kinda gives me the creeps.

Michael Roy Ames

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