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Old January 22 2008, 01:00 AM   #84
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Re: Teaser online in better format

Woulfe said:
^ No pallets, no forklifts, no trucks hauling materials in and out of the worksite ?

We need some experts to chime in
It's a colorful metaphor metaphor!

Actually, it's a rather monochromatic metaphor.

Other threads have rationalized the 1-g construction with answers ranging from anti-gravity devices to compensate for the lack of aerodynamics to the ship being built to handle greater loads at warp than it has to in 1-g. Personally, I'll accept those answers, but I'm not comfortable with them.
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