APOD: Z Machine Sets Unexpected Record (2006 Mar 13)

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APOD: Z Machine Sets Unexpected Record (2006 Mar 13)

Post by astroton » Fri Mar 17, 2006 11:59 pm


How is such amount of heat contained in lab? What are the dangers? Just curious, mind you we don't even have spider man to stop it, if anything goes wrong....
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Post by harry » Sat Mar 18, 2006 6:43 am

Hello Asroton
During the unexpected powerful contained explosion, the Z machine released about 80 times the world's entire electrical power usage for a brief fraction of a second.

Its like a spark, if it is able to tranfer this heat it would. But been confined and limited by time it is unable.
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