[extropy-chat] rosie! help!

Keith Henson hkhenson at rogers.com
Mon Apr 30 01:16:25 UTC 2007

At 02:35 PM 4/29/2007 -0700, you wrote:

>A fuel tanker overturned up the street in Oakland this morning.  The fire
>was so intense it caused the freeway overhead to melt and collapse:

I would be very surprised to see an open air gasoline fire melt steel

>But Rosie Odonnell and the truther movement assured me that a fuel fire like
>this one is not hot enough to melt steel.  Freeway overpasses have steel

Right.  But I do expect the steel supports to reach red heat, at which 
point they soften to the point they can't support the weight.


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