A Conversation for Gheorgheniplex: Steampunk Design

Yes, but Nature abhors a vacuum

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paulh, the apocalypse is coming, it's just late

Next you'll be designing a car with real horses under the hood.


Yes, but Nature abhors a vacuum

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Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

Nigel! I know that the humans are trying to get away with fossil fuel and other forms of propellant etc, but trying to convince them that electrical power is the answer smiley - doh
HOW ? are they going to get enough electrical cable long enough to leave Earth's gravity in a space craft????


Yes, but Nature abhors a vacuum

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paulh, the apocalypse is coming, it's just late

Well, that will require greater technology than we have currently. Very small, unmanned craft can get power from solar panels until they get too far from the Sun.

Dilithium a la Star trek creates gamma rays by combining matter with antimatter. Nice trick if you can do it. We aren't at that stage yet.


Yes, but Nature abhors a vacuum

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Dmitri Gheorgheni - Post Editor

I vote Tesla coils. smiley - laugh


Yes, but Nature abhors a vacuum

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paulh, the apocalypse is coming, it's just late

If Tesla Coils runs in 2024, I'll vote for him/her too. smiley - winkeye
It'll be cool to have a musician in what's left of Washington.

[I need some time to figure out what Tesla coils are]


Yes, but Nature abhors a vacuum

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Prof Animal Chaos.C.E.O..err! C.E.Idiot of H2G2 Fools Guild (Official).... A recipient of S.F.L and S.S.J.A.D.D...plus...S.N.A.F.U.

smiley - winkeyeRun a carbon fibre cable to the moonsmiley - smiley
Use that to "slowly" build a sort of tube-way system (maybe) vacuum ? so small pods smiley - ermcan be transported here to there etc ?


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