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Old January 22 2009, 06:06 AM   #22
GodThingFormerly
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Re: Launching the Phoenix

Vance wrote: View Post
The problem with the 'newtonian physics' for the impulse drive, TGT, is that Roddenberry ALSO says that they're fusion engines, and fusion doesn't work that way.
In what sense, exactly? Thermonuclear fusion rockets for space vehicle propulsion applications have been rigorously analyzed since the 1960s (Example 1, Example 2, Example 3).

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