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What Could Possibly go Wrong? Supervolcano Drilling Plan Approved
05-21-2012, 01:54 PM #1
Jed Member
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Quote:"A project to drill deep into the heart of a 'supervolcano' in southern Italy has finally received the green light, despite claims that the drilling would put the population of Naples at risk of small earthquakes or an explosion. Yesterday, Italian news agency ANSA quoted project coordinator Giuseppe De Natale of Italy's National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology as saying that the office of Naples mayor Luigi de Magistris has approved the drilling of a pilot hole 500 meters deep. The project’s organizers originally intended to bore a 4-kilometer-deep well in the area of the caldera late in 2009, but the plan was put on hold by then-mayor Rosa Russo Iervolino after scientists expressed concerns about the risks."
http://news.sciencemag.org/scienceinside...tml?ref=hp

Some fellers just don't get it I
reckon.
If them geologists saw a hornets nest
outside their lab, they'd poke it with a
pointy stick to see if it was dangerous.
Did they learn them that in school? chuckle.gif
05-21-2012, 02:14 PM #2
Octo Mother Superior
Posts:42,572 Threads:1,469 Joined:Feb 2011
Yeah if you want to know how something works, blow it up! uhoh.gif Crazy ass scientists. hiding.gif
05-21-2012, 02:20 PM #3
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
Posts:31,262 Threads:1,438 Joined:Feb 2011
There is a theory that pressure can be relieved by doing this kind of thing, guess they just have to give it a try. 13.gif There are 3 possibilities:
1) It goes as planned, pressure is relieved.
2) it causes an earthquake from hell.
3) we reminisce about where Italy used to be on the map.
Important to remember it's shaped like a boot to hold all that shït. chuckle.gif

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05-21-2012, 03:11 PM #4
yankees skier
Posts:5,898 Threads:215 Joined:Feb 2011
I say put Al Gore in charge of the project.

Biere.
05-21-2012, 04:58 PM #5
Kreeper Griobhtha
Posts:10,574 Threads:633 Joined:Feb 2011
Yeah, because the last time Italians poked a volcano worked out so well...


İmage


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I think it might be time to deliver a little freedom and democracy to Italy.


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I am not your rolling wheels, I am the highway
I am not your carpet ride I am the sky
I am not your blowing wind, I am the lightning
I am not your autumn moon, I am the night
The night
05-21-2012, 07:17 PM #6
Upāsaka Member
Posts:1,383 Threads:252 Joined:Feb 2011
Given that Naples is run by the Cammora Mafia

İmage

They due for a do over. They're they guys who dump nuke waste into the sea and other toxic waste into the surrounding farmland of Naples. Plus Drug running, extortion etc...



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