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Old 09-19-2007, 04:19 PM   #1
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photon propulsion, real deal

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http://dialog.newsedge.com/newsedge....w&rtcrdata=off
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This is a fairly interesting article for those interested in new ways to travel...

for those who don't want to read it " Mars flights with this could only take a week or less"



Ahh, love science.
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Old 09-19-2007, 04:28 PM   #2
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Now if only they had a faster form of communication; right now if we were to send man to Mars there would be a 16 minute lag between the time a message leaves Mars to the time it reaches Earth.

I suppose interplanetary TF matches would be simply out of the question.
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Old 09-19-2007, 05:18 PM   #3
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Send communication from Mars as bad news...everyone knows that bad news travels faster than light.
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Old 09-19-2007, 09:19 PM   #5
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Send communication from Mars as bad news...everyone knows that bad news travels faster than light.
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Old 09-20-2007, 07:29 AM   #6
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Freakin' sweet. Next stop... anywhere!
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Old 09-20-2007, 07:44 AM   #7
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Now if only they had a faster form of communication; right now if we were to send man to Mars there would be a 16 minute lag between the time a message leaves Mars to the time it reaches Earth.

I suppose interplanetary TF matches would be simply out of the question.
They could just use relays.
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Old 09-20-2007, 08:41 AM   #8
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Now if only they had a faster form of communication; right now if we were to send man to Mars there would be a 16 minute lag between the time a message leaves Mars to the time it reaches Earth.

I suppose interplanetary TF matches would be simply out of the question.
Communication using the theory of Entanglement?
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Old 09-20-2007, 10:06 AM   #9
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They could just use relays.
I am a bit rusty on my Physics Leandros, but how will relays get around the physical limit of how fast radio waves travel?

Even if you did something like use laser-based communication, it will still take 40 minutes round trip (roughly). That is a ping of 2,400,000, for you gamers. d:

This is an interesting read on the matter.
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Old 09-20-2007, 12:10 PM   #10
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everyone knows that subspace communication is the way forward!
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