Re: Yet another "Memory Wall" post
Except that if you saw such a person to person capture in 2001 (as opposed to that film's capture by pod), you'd've seen realistic tumbling on the part of the catchee, instead of the rather lame "kirk anchored in space by planting his feet firmly on the floor" effect in the film.
Maybe they should have at least inverted the camera to distract away from that incongruity, or put in a flash of light or sound to indicate thrusters stabilizing him against Spock's impact.
Agreed. Newton's Third Law of Motion: For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Link --> http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/l...wton3laws.html
Navigator NCC-2120 USS Entente
Stokely: In an insane society, the sane man must appear insane.
Harvey Holroyd: Where'd you get that?
Stokely: Star Trek. [leaves the room]
Harvey Holroyd: [to himself] God, I miss that show. (Source: "Serial", 1980.