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We're Actively Creating the Geekiest World in the Universe

http://space.io9.com/were-actively-creating-the-geekiest-world-in-the-univer-1721448557
Claudio Bertinetto
11:05 PM
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Re: More EM Drive results - if real, what does this mean for hard sf

... This performance level matches up with other articles I've read about the topic, as well as commentary I've read in other discussions about it (mainly on
Isaac Kuo
Jul 30
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World's most powerful laser beam blasts out from Osaka - AJW by The

http://ajw.asahi.com/article/sci_tech/technology/AJ201507280057 There are impressive uses for this in prototype fusion plants. The Japanese are building one.
Claudio Bertinetto
Jul 30
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The Military Will Test a New Terrifyingly Loud Noise Gun - Defense O

http://www.defenseone.com/technology/2015/07/military-will-test-new-terrifyingly-loud-noise-gun/118662/ Watch this space.
Claudio Bertinetto
Jul 29
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Re: More EM Drive results - if real, what does this mean for hard sf

Issac, Quick question on your comments, are you looking at the test item from this week's paper or the material from the website:
Stephen Rider
Jul 29
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Re: More EM Drive results - if real, what does this mean for hard sf

... Oh, I was considering using the Photonic Laser Thruster directly for thrust, bringing your own laser and power system with you, and using semi-disposable
Isaac Kuo
Jul 29
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Re: Attacks on military targets with laser weapons are off the list

Well obliviously we need to respond to this attack by testing laser weapons from our own ships. Now, which ship should we pick to perform the testing three
Henry Cobb
Jul 29
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Re: More EM Drive results - if real, what does this mean for hard sf

... Seems about the same relative levels, yeah. Mind there's some practical engineering issues with making a photonic drive over interplanetary distances - if
Spinler, Patrick J.
Jul 29
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Re: Hunting Safaris... IN SPAAAAACE!

high power, low aperture, and long wavelength lasers. That way the passengers on other space safaris are not at risk. Besides you want to be close enough so
eric henry
Jul 29
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Re: Hunting Safaris... IN SPAAAAACE!

I find that Highly plausible. It reminds me of the old west where train passengers would shoot bison. Fortunately the SF version is a lot less wasteful On
eric henry
Jul 29
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Re: Researchers predict material with record-setting melting point |

Certainly enough potential for the USN to have a hand in the project Alas the heat of fusion is not listed in the abstract. A subscription is required for the
eric henry
Jul 29
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Hunting Safaris... IN SPAAAAACE!

Last Friday's episode of "The Space Show" at one point got onto the topic of space junk capture/deorbiting, and there was a brief segue into the concept of
Dave McMillan
Jul 29
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Re: Attacks on military targets with laser weapons are off the list

Point of order...I believe the correct spelling is "knoif" On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 7:54 AM, Eric Henry ehenry0623@... ... Point of order...I believe the
Scott M
Jul 29
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Re: Attacks on military targets with laser weapons are off the list

It's not a laser cannon. It's a real big laser pointer To quote crocodile Dundee "That's not a knife... Sent from my iPhone
Eric Henry
Jul 29
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Researchers predict material with record-setting melting point | New

https://news.brown.edu/articles/2015/07/melting This may have lots of potential.
Claudio Bertinetto
Jul 28
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