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Old 23rd June 2016, 03:43 PM
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Default Electric car sets world acceleration record

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-36606500






Jeez, 1.5 seconds 0-100kph!

But I wonder how long it takes to get all your organs back to where they're supposed to be?
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Old 23rd June 2016, 04:02 PM
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It's just under 2G so nothing much for an astronaut or pilot or even a fit person.
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Like Tom Paris says - we could go to warp but without the inertial dampeners, we’d all be stains on the back wall 😂
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Like Tom Paris says - we could go to warp but without the inertial dampeners, we’d all be stains on the back wall 😂
Except that Warp shouldn't involve an acceleration as you literally warp spacetime around you.
OMG - did I just say that out loud?
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Except that Warp shouldn't involve an acceleration as you literally warp spacetime around you.
OMG - did I just say that out loud?
Space is the thing that is moving



The Epstein Drive is really what needs inertial dampers - 12g is a bit of a challenge
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Space is the thing that is moving
It's all relative...…
(Or is it quantised? )
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