Turning Nuclear Weapons into Nuclear Power. Nikolas Martelaro March 23, 2017 Submitted as coursework for PH241, Stanford University, Winter 2017 Introduction Though nuclear war has not been overbearing threat since the end of the Cold War, there are still fairly large stockpiles of nuclear weapons across the world.
As of 2015, the US still has approximately 2000 deployed warheads, 2000 reserve warheads, and 2000 waiting to be dismantled.  These stockpiles present a clear danger to humanity. However, it is possible to convert these weapons of mass destruction into usable energy for civilian usage. How much energy can we get from nuclear weapons? Energy Calculation The energy contained in bombs is listed in tonnes of TNT. As short example, we convert the energy of the Fat Man bomb dropped on Nagasaki. The corresponding amount of electric energy is 2/3 of this heat energy, or 5.5 × 1013 J. Favorite podcasts? I'm not as familiar with dev/design podcasts but I'll mention some that I've heard good things about; I think it would make a great Product Hunt board.
More generally I think podcast discovery is a huge problem b/c 1.) most of us aren't aware of the good shows that exist, 2.) there's no easy way to share the best episodes, so we don't know which ones they are, and 3.) as listeners our interests are incredibly varied so subjective relevance is almost as important as quality. I'm going to share a list of shows that I've personally enjoyed or seem interesting. I'm also going to share some of my favorite episodes, because what's even more hard to identify than a good show are the very best episodes! #Full disclosure, I'm creating a social platform for discovering and sharing podcasts: #Side plug, is doing some cool things with podcast discovery and exposes searches against digitally transcribed audio from podcasts ------------------------------- [1.
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Kropotkin Our Riches THE human race has travelled far since, those bygone ages when men used to fashion their rude implements of flint, and lived on the precarious spoils of the chase, leaving to their children for their only heritage a shelter beneath the rocks, some poor utensils--and Nature, vast, ununderstood, and terrific, with whom they had to fight for their wretched existence. During the agitated times which have elapsed since, and which have lasted for many thousand years, mankind has nevertheless amassed untold treasures. It has cleared the land, dried the marshes, pierced the forests, made roads; it has been building, inventing, observing, reasoning; it has created a complex machinery, wrested her secrets from Nature, and finally it has made a servant of steam.
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Prologue: Julie - Leviathan Wakes. The Scopuli had been taken eight days ago, and Julie Mao was finally ready to be shot.
It had taken all eight days trapped in a storage locker for her to get to that point. For the first two she’d remained motionless, sure that the armored men who’d put her there had been serious. For the first hours, the ship she’d been taken aboard wasn’t under thrust, so she floated in the locker, using gentle touches to keep herself from bumping into the walls or the atmosphere suit she shared the space with. When the ship began to move, thrust giving her weight, she’d stood silently until her legs cramped, then sat down slowly into a fetal position.
She’d peed in her jumpsuit, not caring about the warm itchy wetness, or the smell, worrying only that she might slip and fall in the wet spot it left on the floor. On the third day, thirst had forced her into action. When the urge to urinate returned, she pulled the catheter bag out of the suit and relieved herself into it. No. Dave. POSTSINGULAR by Rudy Rucker. Rudy Rucker Book Website Further information about Postsingular can be found at www.rudyrucker.com/postsingular.
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