“(Reblogged from twiststreet)
Just imagine the end of cyclones in Bangladesh, droughts in Ethiopia, sweltering days in Manhattan—a planet where the forecast is always California balmy! The solution to climatic catastrophes is simple, [Iowa Slate math professor Alexander Abian, 68] asserts: Nuke the moon. “You make a big hole by deep drilling, and you put there atomic explosive,” Abian (who is of Armenian descent) says in English unpolished by 41 years in America. “And you detonate it—by remote control from Earth.” The professor claims that blasting the moon would release the gravitational tug that causes our planet to tilt and thus stabilize the earth’s temperature and wind patterns. “I am raising the petulant finger of defiance to the solar organization for the first time in 5 billion years,” the professor declares. “Those critics who say ‘Dismiss Abian’s ideas’ are very close to those who dismissed Galileo.