Re: TOS Enterprise - function of warp nacelles' caps?
Hmm. If the front is a matter/energy sink and the aft is a matter/energy restoration then would it be more like a "tunneling engine"?
Are you thinking of the caterpillar drive Jane's Fighting Ships
speculated in the mid 1980's the USSR's Typhoon-Class submarines might have (visualized in "The Hunt for Red October")?
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