This worries me what if it sets off something awful. I know i dont know anything about it but i tend to agree with why?
-Ri commenting on Wired.
Well the why is possibly explained that the mantle explains earthquakes and the Japanese government is the major funder. One does not wonder why that might be?
Not to be out done Damon Teagle (the leader of the project) of Southampton University has this, epic piece of Douglas Adams, “consider a walnut in Reading and a satsuma in Johannesburg”
“It will be the equivalent of dangling a steel string the width of a human hair in the deep end of a swimming pool and inserting it into a thimble one tenth of a millimetre wide on the bottom, and then drilling a few metres into the foundations,”
Why scientists need to say that sort of thing is beyond me.
Quite what Ri thinks they’ll find down there (Great Cthulhu?) is beyond me. I suspect they’ll find rocks and shit like that.