So right now I am listening to David Parsons Ngaio Gamelan but frankly it is putting me in too much of a trance to write well. My brain wants to do Yoga when I listen to this stuff. I could put on…Continue
"Unfortunately all of that is using Newtonian acceleration and velocity. When you being to talk relativistic effects, there is a small correction factor that stops being ignorably small. And of course the concepts of perception on…"
"Jump Man and then Lode Runner on the C64. Loved those games! I also obsessed about the Neuromancer adventure game based on the Gibson book. Funny thing: I am just now reading the book for the first time."
"I just wrapped up reading this after picking it up along with the rest of the Adventure on Mars collection for nook for the ridiculous price of $0.99.
It's a fun read, but the reader must retain a low expectation in terms of literary…"
"Shoot, wish there was a way to edit a post. in the last two equations, at the very end, it shouldn't be:
It should just be v_cruise. This is of course found by taking your % of the speed of light and multiplying by the speed of light,…"
"A couple questions to get this started. Do you want the entire journey, including acceleration and deceleration, to be 5.5 years ship time, so 4 years ship-time at cruise speed?
The distance traveled while accelerating over a period of time gets…"
"So here is a basic kind of relativity question to start.
For a short story I am writing, I am trying to create an close to accurate space voyage which would take just over 42 years planet time and 5.5 years ship time. So I have found this…"
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