Originally posted by DeepThought
I doubt that that would work, the microwaves would have such a destructive effect on tissues that you may as well do without the buckybombs. The military applications are obvious. It's a high energy explosive, combined with a standard detonator, or possibly even just a spark, you can produce miniaturized high explosives. A 50 mm rifle round with as mu ...[text shortened]... fect as an artillery shell. Although, in fairness, that can have civilian applications as well.
The first thing I thought of when reading the article, and military implications, was bullets. Imagine a small bullet that can take out a tank...
... and then think of the following machine-guns that can fire thousands of rounds of these things per second. The onslaught is frightening, and the man-power needed is little. In the hands of Delta or the SAS.. a few units could wipe out a complete army using such.