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Re^12: "Practices and Principles" to death

by Gavin (Chancellor)
on Mar 04, 2008 at 14:29 UTC ( #671884=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^11: "Practices and Principles" to death
in thread "Practices and Principles" to death

Perhaps there's an opening for a Tractor Beam
or some method of magnetising the deflector shield to attract and collect the space debris as it passes by.
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Re^13: "Practices and Principles" to death
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Mar 04, 2008 at 15:15 UTC
    or some method of magnetising the deflector

    Trouble is, most of the debris isn't magnetic. Mostly aluminum, titanium, carbon-carbon etc. Weight == cost and steel has no advantages.

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    "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
    In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

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