Short Bytes: Elon Musk wants to nuke the Red planet to make it warmer and habitable. Talking on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Elon Musk shared his strange ideas and his lighter side. Read more and watch the video.
Well, the second method is fast and it sounds too extreme.
The second and fast method to warm up the planet involved bombing Mars with a nuclear weapon. “The fast way is to drop thermonuclear weapons over the poles,” Musk said without any hesitation.
In the reply, Colbert called him a supervillain. “Superman doesn’t say, ‘let’s drop nuclear bombs.’ That’s Lex Luthor, man,” he added. Further, Colbert asked him why we humans should wish to go to Mars. Musk replied that Mars is “a fixed-upper of a planet.”
In addition to the Mars inhabitance discussion, Colbert asked the studio audience if Musk should run for the US president.
Talking about the reusable SpaceX rockets, Musk said that within two years, his rockets will be ready for human passengers.
Watch this dicussion below where Musk becomes the supervillain:
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