Hand coding of routines

Ivan Avery Frey ivan.frey-H217xnMUJC0sA/PxXw9srA at public.gmane.org
Wed Nov 30 06:44:35 UTC 2005

William Park wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2005 at 09:03:24PM -0500, Christopher Browne wrote:
>>Mind you, a fair number of those users at relevant supercomputing labs
>>like Fermi and Sandia are doing nuclear device design; that might not
>>be high on everyone's preferences :-).
> Such supercomputing labs are nothing but public works project for
> scientist and engineers with no marketable skills.  It's way cheaper to
> build and detonate nuclear devices than to simulate on computer.

Yeah, and if I'm not mistaken would place the US in contravention of the 
nuclear test ban treaty.

BTW, what is your source that the detonation of nuclear devices is "way 
cheaper" than their simulation?

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