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"thats pretty great. I kind of laughed a little when star wars first came out, with big laser gun emplacements that looked like wwII warship cannons. Now I'm not laughing anymore"
(Optional) 8/26/2005 2:19:54 AM)
"If they can get the weight down far enough, they should be able to mount them on fighter jets. Jet engines produce plenty of power - it would use about 2 percent of the output (not even counting afterburners)."
( 8/29/2005 6:49:48 AM)
"You might also be interesed in a laser beam weapon described by EE "Doc" Smith in the mid-1930's, the standish."
(Bill Christensen 8/29/2005 4:57:48 PM)
"All lasers with liquids in the resonator optical path have beam divergence problems due to optical inhomogeneities caused by convection streams and uneven heating of the liquid. So the problem is not to achieve kilowatts but to get small (nearly diffraction-limited)beam divergence."
(PVZ 9/2/2005 12:22:01 PM)
"Wow, this is really cool, and really scare. "
(Crazydane 9/3/2005 6:30:31 PM)
"they have put wrong pictures! star wars blasters/lasers/turbolasers and ion cannon, are not like real life lasers!"
( 9/9/2005 2:57:24 AM)
(SEMSEM 9/12/2005 6:03:50 AM)
"Interesting subject soon they will have flying pigs (Which they have now). And then they will have Robots that will destroy the world and almost everone will die. When the last hope is left they will launch a sleeper ship and go to another planet and be doomed again."
(Pheonix 9/20/2005 3:21:50 PM)
"I think that this whole thing is really great if it is not abused. But it is still another money pit that taxpayers are forced to fill because of our 'peace-loving' politicians."
(dunaway 11/17/2005 11:43:36 AM)
"I wouldn't go laughing at Star War's WWII style cannons, considering that some people did calculations from film footage and came to the conclusion that one Turbolaser bolt from an Imperator II Star Destroyer (Typical Cheese Wedge of Mass Destruction...) has the power equal to a TWO-HUNDRED Gigaton nuclear warhead. Just google up Star Wars Technical Commentaries and read away. As for the HELLADS LLC, nifty. The armor of the future against this won't be steel, it'll be... Mirrors. So how do you want to defend yourself? Stick out like a sore thumb but be laser proof? And risk every missile in the country coming at you... or use conventional equipment and be picked off from five-hundred kilometers away by a laser burst? Decisions Decisions... "
(Admiral Tigerclaw 11/18/2005 9:09:56 PM)
"This is really cool. it dosn't sound real but I think it is."
( 1/27/2006 10:24:39 AM)
"What about range, does it ever stop are u sure it not just gonna keep endlessly flying around the planet will the lazer just hit the ground after being fired "
( 5/27/2010 8:13:57 AM)

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