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Old November 4 2011, 04:38 PM   #691
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Re: Star Ship Polaris

sojourner wrote: View Post
^It has been explained that the nose is part of the FTL drive system used to compress space ahead of the ship while another globe at the rear expands space behind the ship.
I must have missed that part, thanks.

Now I definitely think the ship is akin to one big warp nacelle. Incidentally, I think that if/when we do build interstellar vessels, they are much more likely to look like this than use a pair of external drive units.
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