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Old October 2 2012, 12:36 AM   #1
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Space Combat Article... [from Foreign Policy website]

While the subtitle references nuBSG, it also discussed B5, Trek, and SW space combat from a technical-correctness perspective. An interesting read in an unusual context!

Aircraft Carriers in Space
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Old October 2 2012, 01:30 AM   #2
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Re: Space Combat Article... [from Foreign Policy website]

Whatever. I still like me some space carriers.

Still, this was a fascinating and eye-opening article. Thanks for posting it, Klaus.
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Old October 2 2012, 01:58 AM   #3
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Re: Space Combat Article... [from Foreign Policy website]

I liked how Weuve states that, while space combat as depicted in sci-fi (especially filmed sci-fi) is kinda silly when viewed against the science as we know it, he gives credence to the idea that we might not know everything about science yet, unlike a lot of these types of articles on the internet that are entirely dismissive.
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