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  1. River Crab

    Gaming 'A Slower Speed of Light' Simulates a World Where c is Lowered to Walking Pace

    MIT has created a new open-source game in which relativity plays a pivotal role in the gameplay; as items are collected, the speed of light is slowed down drastically, and extreme relativistic effects occur. They are also working on a...
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    Gaming Captain Forever

    Has anyone here played the Captain games? If you've never heard of them, they're a series of indie vector space shooting games by Farbs, with the main gameplay element of building a ship and destroying enemies to take their parts (the exception to this being Captain Impostor, in which you...
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    News Speed of light broken?

    Thoughts? :huh:
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    Radially-deploying solar panels?

    In recent NASA media I've been seeing more of those radially-deploying solar panels, like those on the Orion/MPCV SM: What is the point of this design? I can't see why this is better than a rectangular panel, both in terms of complexity and surface area. Is it something to do with the...
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    Artist's Ramblings

    Some of you may remember my "Spacecraft Personifications" thread from a while ago. Um...a LONG while. For fear of making an awkward necropost that nobody wants, I think I'll rather use my blog, for the sake of the few people interested, and for the entertainment of the bored. :P (Note: images...
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    Epic Threads

    Epic threads. They are nuclear lulz powerplants, providing the positive yang energy that every forum needs to achieve balance and create a "Harmonious Society." Unfortunately, epic threads, like all things, must follow the principle of impermanence. They are limited, and will not last forever...
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    How YOU doin'?

    河蟹 (River Crab) here! Um...don't be afraid of me. I'm already past 100 posts, but what the heck, might as well do this now. I just gotta say that after lurking the forums for a while, I finally joined and was impressed. Very helpful and intelligent community, great to be a part! :hello: P.S...
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    Spacecraft personifications

    Spacecraft personifications, formerly "XR2 Girl" This thread is devoted to spacecraft personification; What if your spacecraft were people? What would they look like and how would they act? What do they like, hate, fear, etc. Post any well-done or notable personifications you find, anything...