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    Thread: Yesterday
Post: Yesterday

https://youtu.be/Ry9honCV3qc (https://youtu.be/Ry9honCV3qc) Trailer for upcoming film, Yesterday. https://www.orionsarm.com/page/468 (https://www.orionsarm.com/page/468) One of my Orion’s Arm...
AmrlKJaneway Books, Games, Movies, and TV 0 1,816 06-07-2019, 04:06 PM
    Thread: Qubit sent back in time?
Post: Qubit sent back in time?

https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/researchers-send-qubit-back-in-time Apparently this is a bit old, but I only caught it recently. I don't see any discussion about it here. I also don't understand...
AmrlKJaneway Real Life But OA Relevant 2 3,178 05-18-2019, 01:37 PM
    Thread: ‘Oumuamua
Post: RE: ‘Oumuamua

stevebowers Wrote: (11-26-2018, 06:57 PM) -- 'Oumuamua is travelling very slowly, so is not a very good model for an interstellar spacecraft. In fact it is travelling at more or less the same rate as...
AmrlKJaneway Real Life But OA Relevant 6 7,335 11-29-2018, 01:09 PM
    Thread: ‘Oumuamua
Post: RE: ‘Oumuamua

I had a thought, but it might be a bit far-fetched, and maybe impossible and pointless. I'm not the smartest. I remember recently NASA probing an asteroid to collect samples and look for evidence o...
AmrlKJaneway Real Life But OA Relevant 6 7,335 11-26-2018, 04:23 PM
    Thread: RIP - Stephen Hawking
Post: RE: RIP - Stephen Hawking

Star Trek got me interested in science and the future of humanity amongst the stars. A Brief History of Time and The Universe in a Nutshell started my quest in learning about the actuality of cosmolog...
AmrlKJaneway Real Life But OA Relevant 5 6,642 03-16-2018, 05:05 PM
    Thread: Asteroid Mining, Belt Mining - Spelling mistake
Post: RE: Asteroid Mining, Belt Mining - Spelling mistak...

Noted. Thanks.
AmrlKJaneway Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 2 51 03-05-2018, 08:03 AM
    Thread: Asteroid Mining, Belt Mining - Spelling mistake
Post: Asteroid Mining, Belt Mining - Spelling mistake

http://www.orionsarm.com/eg-article/460c39f266c1e Where it says; "individual prospectors (he so called belters) " That should be "the" not "he". I thought you would like to know, I hope I posted...
AmrlKJaneway Encyclopaedia Galactica Articles 2 51 03-04-2018, 09:25 AM
    Thread: Elon Musk and the BFR
Post: Elon Musk and the BFR

https://www.space.com/38323-spacex-phasing-out-rockets-for-mars-bfr-spaceship.html Elon Musk wants to send a million of us to Mars. Overambitious? Or do we think he can do it?
AmrlKJaneway Real Life But OA Relevant 5 7,517 10-02-2017, 05:10 PM
    Thread: All sky laser seti
Post: RE: All sky laser seti

Communication via laser would be really direct, would it not? As in, the signal would be fired in a strait line from the sender directly to the receiver? Unlike radio which is broad and comes out in a...
AmrlKJaneway Real Life But OA Relevant 6 9,007 08-17-2017, 04:09 PM
    Thread: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory
Post: RE: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory

radtech497 Wrote: (06-05-2017, 12:37 PM) -- I have never liked the concept of "midichlorians," those symbiotic mitochondria-sized Force (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Force_(Star_Wars))-sensitive...
AmrlKJaneway Books, Games, Movies, and TV 17 25,055 06-05-2017, 05:09 PM
    Thread: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory
Post: RE: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory

Alphadon Wrote: (06-04-2017, 02:51 PM) -- Exactly. It cannot be a wormhole, because wormholes have literally nothing in common with it. You also can't fly "through" a supernova, as Han said in the fi...
AmrlKJaneway Books, Games, Movies, and TV 17 25,055 06-05-2017, 10:42 AM
    Thread: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory
Post: RE: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory

Alphadon Wrote: (06-02-2017, 02:07 AM) -- Also, explain why wormholes are blue on the inside and have no discernible mouths while you're at it :) -- Sure, right after I explain why the stars stretc...
AmrlKJaneway Books, Games, Movies, and TV 17 25,055 06-04-2017, 09:57 AM
    Thread: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory
Post: RE: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory

JohnnyYesterday Wrote: (05-30-2017, 04:08 AM) -- AmrlKJaneway Wrote: (05-29-2017, 08:18 PM) -- So, there you have it. My hard sci-fi Star Wars theory. It's not enirely scientifically sound (it is St...
AmrlKJaneway Books, Games, Movies, and TV 17 25,055 05-30-2017, 08:59 AM
    Thread: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory
Post: RE: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-29-2017, 11:45 PM) -- My first thought = Well, Ok, then. My second thought = Why is it necessary to try to convert/justify/rationalize Star Wars as a hard science fiction sett...
AmrlKJaneway Books, Games, Movies, and TV 17 25,055 05-30-2017, 08:57 AM
    Thread: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory
Post: My "hard sf" Star Wars theory

I love Star Wars, but I also love hard sci-fi, which seems to be lacking in Star Wars. Or is it? For my theory, I'm ignoring a lot of Star Wars. No EU, no Disney films, just the two George Lucas tr...
AmrlKJaneway Books, Games, Movies, and TV 17 25,055 05-29-2017, 08:18 PM
    Thread: Krasnikov tube vs Worm Holes and Alubierre Drive
Post: RE: Krasnikov tube vs Worm Holes and Alubierre Dri...

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-06-2017, 11:06 AM) -- AmrlKJaneway Wrote: (05-05-2017, 07:56 PM) -- So, if they all violate ANEC, why is it wormholes were chosen for OA? Would the setting not work just as p...
AmrlKJaneway Real Life But OA Relevant 19 29,233 05-07-2017, 07:57 AM
    Thread: Krasnikov tube vs Worm Holes and Alubierre Drive
Post: RE: Krasnikov tube vs Worm Holes and Alubierre Dri...

That makes sense.
AmrlKJaneway Real Life But OA Relevant 19 29,233 05-05-2017, 08:29 PM
    Thread: Krasnikov tube vs Worm Holes and Alubierre Drive
Post: RE: Krasnikov tube vs Worm Holes and Alubierre Dri...

Drashner1 Wrote: (05-05-2017, 03:03 AM) -- The bottom line with all of these forms of metric engineering (warp drives, wormholes, or Krasnikov tubes) is that they rely on the same basic technology - ...
AmrlKJaneway Real Life But OA Relevant 19 29,233 05-05-2017, 07:56 PM
    Thread: Krasnikov tube vs Worm Holes and Alubierre Drive
Post: RE: Krasnikov tube vs Worm Holes and Alubierre Dri...

So, would an Alcubierre metric traveling faster than light also only collapse if it was being steered in a direction where it could run into itself? edit; my bad on the mistake. I was positive I read...
AmrlKJaneway Real Life But OA Relevant 19 29,233 05-04-2017, 07:04 PM
    Thread: Krasnikov tube vs Worm Holes and Alubierre Drive
Post: RE: Krasnikov tube vs Worm Holes and Alubierre Dri...

There are papers that show that two Krasnikov Tubes arranged in a certain way can lead to time travel paradoxes. Myself, I prefer to go with no FTL at all. With relativity, longer lifespans, multip...
AmrlKJaneway Real Life But OA Relevant 19 29,233 05-04-2017, 04:30 PM