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- Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:35 am UTC
- Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
- Topic: 1949: "Fruit Collider"
- Replies: 54
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While it's not quite using a fruit accelerator, there actually WAS Atomic Gardening for a while in the 50s and 60s. https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/mar/13/growing-atomically-energised-plants-james-wong Basically, a plot was planted around a radioactive source, such as Cobalt-60, and ex...
- Wed Aug 05, 2015 4:07 am UTC
- Forum: What If?
- Topic: What-If 0138: "Jupiter Submarine"
- Replies: 33
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I get that air, or whatever mix that passes for air is used in Jupiter, is not water, and that ships might sink to the very bottom, but with subs being more or less perfectly enclosed, wouldn't they function like very heavy blimps? Which do float in air? This obviously assumes that the atmosphere ge...