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Nov
14
comment How to prevent superluminal traveling idiots from wrecking half of the universe?
@LorenPechtel, the trouble is that unless you know what the other ship's original vector was, once it comes out of inertialess, it will be traveling at a random speed, in a random direction. That's why you stand off at distance from another ship or planet before dropping out.
Nov
6
reviewed Leave Open Immortal Passing Ritual
Nov
6
comment Immortal Passing Ritual
@enkryptor, I was just going to comment about Logan's Run.
Nov
6
comment Why would an all seeing book explain the future in a very confusing manner, but be able to explain the present or past crystal clear?
A number of people have similar answers but I think you explain it the best.
Nov
6
answered How can human biology be built to allow consistent usage of 100% of the body's muscles without wear and tear?
Nov
6
comment Speed of repeat teleportation
@Demigan, the game mechanic was to account for the character's reaction time. Any time the character could act, they could teleport. SPEED was how many times a person could act in a 12 second span. The SPEED for an average human was 2 with max being 4. Those with super powers or certain machines could go faster. According tot hat game, a normal who is highly trained could teleport once every 3 seconds if things were happening around them.
Nov
1
comment Speed of repeat teleportation
This is the answer that the game Champions uses.
Nov
1
answered How to kidnap a person, so the world wouldn't object or ask questions?
Nov
1
comment Dodging a Deathbeam travelling at speed of light
+1, you are never firing at a ship, you are firing at where you hope it to be at 2x light speed distance. You are firing at a probability bubble. Great for ambush, not so great (except for knife fighting distance) for ongoing combat.
Oct
31
comment The Mad Scientist Asks, “What Would a Hybrid Between a Grey Wolf and a Dire Wolf Look Like?”
It would be a "kind of Dire Wolf," a "Mildly More Threatening Wolf," or a "semi Dire Wolf." The last one works real well for more diluted versions: a wolf that was 1/16th dire would be a "hemi demi semiquaver Dire Wolf."
Oct
30
answered Repulsive magical engine
Oct
30
comment Black Hole as a Storage Device Version 2
@MarkOlson, can you point me to any references about this? Nothing that I learned in collage (however long ago it was (80s, BTW)) implies that this wouldn't work. So, I've obviously got some lernin' to do.
Oct
30
comment Black Hole as a Storage Device Version 2
@dot_Sp0T, was talking about moving something out of a black hole and was unclear if it referred to the event horizon of the singularity itself. the consensus there was that once something was destroyed, it couldn't be put back together as the hawking radiation isn't related to the object that fell into the singularity. My question tries to get around that issue by presuming the object hasn't reach the singularity and that the event horizon is shrunk past the object fast then it is falling.
Oct
30
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Oct
30
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Oct
24
comment Black Hole as a Storage Device Version 2
@Demigan, RE: falling faster than shrinking. Do you know that or are you just giving that as an example. That's the kind of answer that I'm looking for.
Oct
24
comment Black Hole as a Storage Device Version 2
@Cadence, yes, but if you could speed up the process by running a laser tangentially across the event horizon, causing it to evaporate faster, what happens to the stuff in the black hole that hasn't been fully compressed?
Oct
24
comment Black Hole as a Storage Device Version 2
The thing is that the Event Horizon is not a physical thing. It is simply the point at which the pull of gravity equals the speed of light. If that point is moved, what happens to the stuff that that point moved past?
Oct
24
comment Black Hole as a Storage Device Version 2
@kleer001, the unobtanium is not involved in the answer, just the premise. The question is can the Event Horizon move past an object that somehow has remained intact.
Oct
24
asked Black Hole as a Storage Device Version 2