Science - strawberry float YEAH

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by Lastpostamorph » Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:18 am

You thought our Sun was big? Pfft.

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PostRe: Science - strawberry float YEAH
by Jax » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:18 am

That warp drive news is pretty big too. What a time we live in.

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PostRe: Science - strawberry float YEAH
by 1cmanny1 » Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:04 am

Warp drive news?

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by Fatal Exception » Wed Sep 19, 2012 9:30 am

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/18 ... arp_drive/

I'm pretty sure Warp 10 isn't 10X the speed of light though.

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by T9Flake » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:39 pm

Fatal Exception wrote:http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/18/nasa_eagleworks_warp_drive/

I'm pretty sure Warp 10 isn't 10X the speed of light though.


It's the equivalent of the Hitchiker's Impossibility Drive (if we use the TNG onwards scale)

Warp 9.99 (TNG) is 7,912 times the speed of light

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by Somebody Else's Presents » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:43 pm

Fatal Exception wrote:http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/18/nasa_eagleworks_warp_drive/

I'm pretty sure Warp 10 isn't 10X the speed of light though.


Using the Next Generation warp scale, Warp 10 is infinite speed. No ship has ever reached that speed, and I won't have anyone tell me otherwise.

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by Cosmo » Wed Sep 19, 2012 11:47 pm

Cal, could you keep you climate change bollocks to your bullshit thread please. strawberry floating hell.

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by Fatal Exception » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:08 am

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Fatal Exception wrote:http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/18/nasa_eagleworks_warp_drive/

I'm pretty sure Warp 10 isn't 10X the speed of light though.


Using the Next Generation warp scale, Warp 10 is infinite speed. No ship has ever reached that speed, and I won't have anyone tell me otherwise.

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by TheTurnipKing » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:29 am

T9Flake wrote:
Fatal Exception wrote:http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/18/nasa_eagleworks_warp_drive/

I'm pretty sure Warp 10 isn't 10X the speed of light though.


It's the equivalent of the Hitchiker's Impossibility Drive (if we use the TNG onwards scale)

Warp 9.99 (TNG) is 7,912 times the speed of light

You mean the Infinite Improbability Drive? You realise the Improbability drive means you pass through every point in the universe simultaneously, right?

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by Hime » Thu Sep 20, 2012 9:58 am

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T9Flake wrote:
Fatal Exception wrote:http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/09/18/nasa_eagleworks_warp_drive/

I'm pretty sure Warp 10 isn't 10X the speed of light though.


It's the equivalent of the Hitchiker's Impossibility Drive (if we use the TNG onwards scale)

Warp 9.99 (TNG) is 7,912 times the speed of light

You mean the Infinite Improbability Drive? You realise the Improbability drive means you pass through every point in the universe simultaneously, right?

Is it that you're in every point at once or there is a probability you could be in every point at once?

I should probably remember as I only read the book for the first time 3 weeks ago but I remember thinking it must be paying homage to quantum superposition.

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by TheTurnipKing » Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:24 am

Whichever is most improbable I should imagine.

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by Poser » Thu Sep 20, 2012 10:30 am

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Second of all, there is always an energy crisis. Always. As civilisation continues to grow and advanced it is in perpetual need of ever increasing supplies of energy. This means that no matter where you are in history there is always an energy crisis looming just ahead of you which requires a new and greater source of energy. When the time comes that one cannot be found civilisation stops and if the one we current depend on collapses then civilisation collapses also.


Megatron must be stopped. No matter the cost.

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by ~Earl Grey~ » Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:10 am

One shall stand, one shall fall.

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by Oh Teh Noes » Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:21 am

Well, one shall stand or one shall fall.

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PostRe: Science - strawberry float YEAH
by TheTurnipKing » Fri Sep 21, 2012 4:54 am

Whichever is most improbable without being impossible

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by Tell Karl his brother is dead » Fri Sep 21, 2012 7:40 am

Poser wrote:Megatron must be stopped. No matter the cost.


:lol:

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by Meep » Fri Sep 21, 2012 12:55 pm

The way I see it, making humans immortal is much more achievable than creating FTL, which is probably impossible. What have these things got to do with each other? Well, assuming medical technology reaches the point were we are immortal, the long times required for interstellar travel cease to be a problem. If you never grow old you won't care about taking a few centuries to reach another solar system, especially if you can go into some kind of deep sleep most of the way.

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by 1cmanny1 » Fri Sep 21, 2012 1:45 pm

Is it more feasible to buy into the theory that aliens created us, or the god gooseberry fool?

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by Alvin Flummux » Fri Sep 21, 2012 2:58 pm

Neither is feasible.

Jupiter is in your sun sign this week, making it pretty crowded in there, what with Jupiter being the largest of the planets and all.
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by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Fri Sep 21, 2012 3:37 pm

Meep wrote:The way I see it, making humans immortal is much more achievable than creating FTL, which is probably impossible. What have these things got to do with each other? Well, assuming medical technology reaches the point were we are immortal, the long times required for interstellar travel cease to be a problem. If you never grow old you won't care about taking a few centuries to reach another solar system, especially if you can go into some kind of deep sleep most of the way.


I moan like strawberry float if I am on a one hour flight.

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