- About Us
- Career Center
- Nano-Social Network
- Nano Consulting
- My Account
July 11th, 2007
I will explore how a series of dome shells over cities could be made with molecularly precise materials that would be resistant to nuclear weapons.
Note: This is only a speculative thought experiment. Even if you had the required nanotechnology, making the defense system would be a wasteful and provocative act. The economic abundance that can be provided by nanotechnology can be used to remove the motivations and needs for conflicts and arms race competitions. Although I will describe a partially successful defense against some nuclear weapons, a foe that has nukes and decent nanotechnology could defeat this. Plus just building a lot of nukes and firing a sequenced multiple shot would penetrate and damage the protective domes and overwhelm the protection.
|Related News Press|
Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals/White papers
Simulations predict flat liquid May 21st, 2015
Researchers develop new way to manufacture nanofibers May 21st, 2015
Nanotherapy effective in mice with multiple myeloma May 21st, 2015
Detecting chemical weapons with a color-changing film January 28th, 2015