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Questions tagged [detection]

Technologies or procedures that aid in the detection of people, creatures, or objects.

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Suspicious helicopter-borne relief packages

Jormungandr, the Snakebot of Doom, is sitting in the ruins of New York City, busily extracting iron and steel from the rubble in order to turn it into railgun slugs - and also extracting any survivors ...
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Would interplanetary transmissions in the Wolf 359 star system be detectable by Earth?

Inspired by: How much electromagnetic transmission noise does Earth have to emit to be noticeable? Premise: Assume that the infamous Wolf 359 star system has one habitable planet and a second, ...
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My ship is traveling at 0.05c, is the energy from debris impacts trackable?

While once living in Texas, my family and I had the privilege of watching a shuttle re-entry. It was breath-taking. I kid you not, it was like watching the finger of god drawing a line of fire ...