At 02:49 PM 2/23/2005 -0800, steven austin wrote:
>Short of a Faraday cage or a conductive
>mesh shielding, we kiss our electronics goodbye.
Sorry, but whether intentionally or not, that's funny. There are many
orders of magnitude between the current that would melt a conventional cage
and that which would flow in a nuclear event. Rebar "mesh" wouldn't touch it.
Fellows, there's enough energy involved with a near miss or an airburst to
generate effects undreamed of in a mere lightning bolt. The total energy is
not off a thunderstorm scale, but the power levels are extraordinary.
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