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Every sf fan loves shields that protect spacecraft; this design will be tested in the next three years. (Read
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|"Excellent! Now we only need one for protection against solar radiation...and one to protect against Klingons..."
(Jake 11/25/2009 3:59:41 PM)
|"I'd lined up a similar concept for a story I'm writing as a handwave to flying a ship through the sun's upper atmosphere. If this test works, then I can reduce my handwaving quotient."
( 11/25/2009 5:04:31 PM)
|"Jake - take a look at this interesting implementation of a John Campbell idea - the spacecraft radiation shield - in real life NASA research - NASA's New Radiation Shielding First Proposed By John W. Campbell In 1936.
Still working on that whole protecting against Klingons idea..."
(Bill Christensen 11/25/2009 6:19:14 PM)
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