The eccentric CEO revives radical idea to make the red planet habitable by bombing the poles in bizarre tweet.
Actually, Musk proposes using a nuclear weapon to terraform the red planet for human habitation.
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 16, 2019
and don’t worry, the t-shirts will arrive soon:
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 17, 2019
By detonating nuclear bombs over both of the planet’s poles, Musk has posited that the process would release enough carbon dioxide – locked in frozen reserves beneath the planet’s surface – to warm the atmosphere and help bring it closer to that of Earth.
Kind of crazy, no?