bugmn99: Man, it's getting a little dusty in here.
Whiskey Dickens: I've never understood why an eruption is described as an "explosion."
Whiskey Dickens: I've never understood why an eruption is described as an "explosion." Or why nuclear weapons tests are compared to eruptions in terms of energy released.Isn't it an "explosion" in the same sense that toothpaste "explodes" onto my toothbrush?Always thought an explosion was a really quick exothermic chemical reaction. Not piping hot mag-ma (pinky to mouth) being squeezed through the crust.Geologist farkers?
Precious Roy's Horse Dividers: Better call Saul
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