Was the Moon created by a nuclear explosion on Earth?
Strangely, this on is at least possible.
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// Jan 30, 2010 at 4:01 pm
My patchy memory includes reading about a natural nuclear reactor that arose once in West Africa.
// Jan 30, 2010 at 4:02 pm
That’s a reactor (I think) not an explosion. Unless there were some natural process for enriching uranium, you couldn’t get an explosion unless you go back so far in time that the Uranium was naturally rich enough in U235, I’d think.
// Jan 30, 2010 at 4:51 pm
Oklo mine, Gabon. Brilliantly satirised in Pratchet et al “Science of Discworld” as Loko.
// Jan 30, 2010 at 6:15 pm
Hey, Tim, I seem to have received an e-mail from you about my comments on this post. Is it a fake?
// Jan 31, 2010 at 10:42 pm
Which reminds me, Tim: you sent me a personal reply to a comment of mine on global warming, for which I forgot to thank you because of work pressures at the time.
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