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Old September 19 2013, 01:20 AM   #66
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Re: Favourite Warp Effect...

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it doesn't look like what you think a realistic warp field might look like.
For some reason, this sentence just blows my mind!
Ok, I admit that didn't come out right

Let's just say if warp drive technology was actually created and you could see a ship go into warp, would we see a light show like in TMP, or would be more like in NU Trek or TNG?
I'm pretty sure THE LAST STARFIGHTER's starcar going FTL is as close to the scientific projection as we've seen thus far. Ron Cobb worked very specifically from scientific extrapolation (funny, given the movie has no science behind it at all except in how he engineered the gunstar with proper center of gravity and all that.)
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