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Catshrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-18-10 08:47 AM
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48. Green lasers have more energy than red lasers
ROY G BIV - red has the longest wavelenth (630 and 700nm), therefore the lowest energy; green is in the middle (532 nm).

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  -Laser strike on JFK-inbound jet Tab  Apr-17-10 10:25 PM   #0 
  - k  defendandprotect   Apr-17-10 10:27 PM   #1 
  - Dang! That's scary, wonder who the fuck would do that. nt  NYC_SKP   Apr-17-10 10:28 PM   #2 
  - This should be treated as attempted murder.  Swede   Apr-17-10 10:28 PM   #3 
  - Have had that happen to me a few months ago  av8rdave   Apr-17-10 10:29 PM   #4 
  - I don't even know what a laser is in this context.  EFerrari   Apr-17-10 10:35 PM   #5 
     - It's likely just an idiot playing with a new toy. (n/t)  Webster Green   Apr-17-10 10:38 PM   #6 
     - The one we dealt with may well have been a tracking one from an observatory  av8rdave   Apr-17-10 10:39 PM   #8 
     - Tracking the aircraft or the trajectory? (Is that the right word?)  EFerrari   Apr-17-10 10:53 PM   #12 
     - Well, the light stayed in the cockpit for several seconds  av8rdave   Apr-17-10 11:03 PM   #14 
        - laser beams can only be made visible by smoke...unles someone shines it directly in your eyes....  ElsewheresDaughter   Apr-18-10 02:58 AM   #29 
           - That's not true...  SkyDaddy7   Apr-18-10 04:29 AM   #34 
           - that's correct  fleabert   Apr-18-10 12:03 PM   #55 
           - these were not green lasers they were red and dangereous in the hands of toddlers &children under 15  ElsewheresDaughter   Apr-18-10 11:06 PM   #66 
              - Red???  SkyDaddy7   Apr-19-10 06:07 AM   #69 
           - There is a lot of reflective material in a cockpit  av8rdave   Apr-18-10 08:31 AM   #47 
     - This has been happening in Europe, too, according to the news.  tango-tee   Apr-18-10 02:10 AM   #27 
     - IF intentional it is meant to blind the pilot and then...  MUAD_DIB   Apr-17-10 11:43 PM   #16 
  - I don't understand how someone can do this succesfully  Renew Deal   Apr-17-10 10:39 PM   #7 
  - It's easier than you'd think  14thColony   Apr-18-10 06:34 AM   #41 
  - I have a large telescope that uses a green laser..  leeloo   Apr-17-10 10:40 PM   #9 
  - The incident I had stayed focused on my plane for quite a few seconds  av8rdave   Apr-17-10 10:43 PM   #10 
     - Maybe kids?  leeloo   Apr-17-10 10:53 PM   #11 
     - The origin was pretty far away...  av8rdave   Apr-17-10 11:00 PM   #13 
     - I guess..  leeloo   Apr-17-10 11:27 PM   #15 
        - No...airline  av8rdave   Apr-18-10 12:44 AM   #20 
     - it could be...I remember about 8 years ago in Wildwood NJ they sold lasers to kids on the Boardwalk,  ElsewheresDaughter   Apr-18-10 03:12 AM   #30 
     - We had that fad in Virginia Beach a little earlier...  Blue_Tires   Apr-18-10 07:32 PM   #62 
     - a child could not track a jet from a long distance with accuracy.  divvy   Apr-18-10 06:04 AM   #39 
        - A child could do so easily. Tracking is simple.  14thColony   Apr-18-10 06:45 AM   #42 
     - A lot of 'if's' here but  AtheistCrusader   Apr-18-10 01:13 AM   #23 
  - Reminds me of the Tom Clancy novel where they use a zeon light to blind the pilots of planes  sce56   Apr-18-10 12:16 AM   #17 
  - Probably Dr. Evil  digidigido   Apr-18-10 12:17 AM   #18 
  - You wouldn't believe how powerful hand-held lasers are getting now.  truthisfreedom   Apr-18-10 12:25 AM   #19 
  - Don't by a green laser  tomhayes   Apr-18-10 01:49 AM   #25 
  - My cat would like one.  Enthusiast   Apr-18-10 02:53 AM   #28 
  - Stick with a low powered red  tomhayes   Apr-18-10 05:12 AM   #37 
  - I saw them at Office Max  Catshrink   Apr-18-10 08:48 AM   #50 
  - Our cats prefer red lasers to green  Greyskye   Apr-19-10 01:45 PM   #70 
  - Actually, DO buy a green laser  caraher   Apr-18-10 07:57 AM   #44 
  - But it is alright as  Enthusiast   Apr-18-10 01:08 PM   #58 
     - I think that's right  caraher   Apr-18-10 09:23 PM   #64 
  - Green lasers have more energy than red lasers  Catshrink   Apr-18-10 08:47 AM   #48 
     - Per photon, yes  caraher   Apr-18-10 09:21 PM   #63 
  - Most of those aren't legal in the U.S.  Xithras   Apr-19-10 04:18 PM   #71 
  - Creepy. Dry-run for something later?  proteus_lives   Apr-18-10 12:49 AM   #21 
  - Shoot 'em in the head and feed their bodies to the dogs.  Drunken Irishman   Apr-18-10 01:02 AM   #22 
  - Apologist.  chollybocker   Apr-18-10 01:36 AM   #24 
     - LOL  No Elephants   Apr-18-10 03:46 AM   #32 
  - How could someone track a plane moving at that speed and keep the  Rex   Apr-18-10 01:59 AM   #26 
  - a plane coming at you appears to be barely moving.  garybeck   Apr-18-10 03:36 AM   #31 
  - And on approach, they are going really slow.  ManiacJoe   Apr-18-10 10:36 AM   #52 
  - Trust me, they can  av8rdave   Apr-18-10 01:10 PM   #59 
  - In field tests it has been shown to be stupid simple to do  14thColony   Apr-18-10 02:57 PM   #60 
  - TBaggers trying to crash another plane  NecklyTyler   Apr-18-10 04:20 AM   #33 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-18-10 09:36 AM   #51 
  - Wow,that's nut !  Shining Jack   Apr-18-10 04:47 AM   #35 
  - This headline is a bit sensational, no?  dorkulon   Apr-18-10 05:00 AM   #36 
  - I immediately suspect a right-wing domestic terrorist group.  divvy   Apr-18-10 06:01 AM   #38 
  - The progressives and conservatives each have their favorite terrorist group to blame  stray cat   Apr-18-10 08:02 AM   #45 
  - With you on the first part, not on the second.  Socal31   Apr-19-10 01:45 AM   #68 
  - You can't land a plane with your eyes closed?  boppers   Apr-18-10 06:06 AM   #40 
  - Some newer planes automatic landing application onboard !  NikRik   Apr-18-10 06:55 AM   #43 
     - We already have it.  boppers   Apr-18-10 07:22 PM   #61 
  - I recently saw an ad for a green laser gun sighting device - supposedly  old mark   Apr-18-10 08:03 AM   #46 
  - I Googled Viridian sights  caraher   Apr-18-10 09:29 PM   #65 
     - I first saw the ads a few weeks ago - maybe some people are trying them out...nt  old mark   Apr-18-10 11:37 PM   #67 
  - After months of insanity, all I can think is this is some anti-guvmint freak  AllyCat   Apr-18-10 08:48 AM   #49 
  - Well, the laser, thank god, didn't hurt the plane only was a bright light.  goforit   Apr-18-10 10:46 AM   #53 
  - The NY Post. Lol.  no limit   Apr-18-10 11:08 AM   #54 
  - Green hand held laser pointers can be very strong.  Kablooie   Apr-18-10 12:04 PM   #56 
  - Every now and then the police arrest one of these idiots who do this:  tonekat   Apr-18-10 12:32 PM   #57 
  - This has been happening off and on for about 15 years  Old Troop   Apr-19-10 06:48 PM   #72 

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