Chinese Say They're Building 'Impossible' Space Drive

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  1. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Chinese Say They're Building 'Impossible' Space Drive | Danger Room from Wired.com

     
  2. Razorclaw

    Razorclaw Are ya gonna draw pistols

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    We are gonna have to go right to....LUDICROUS SPEED!!
     
  3. Blunticon

    Blunticon The Oddjob

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    You know the US willl be on this one if they already havent gottent their hands on it yet.
     
  4. Bryan

    Bryan ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    If something sounds to good to be true and all that...

    But we'll never know for sure unless we (that's a "humanity" we) try, right?
     
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    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    .... um does that mean i should stop reading space bridge schematics?
     
  7. Caterwaul

    Caterwaul Busou Shinki Loremaster

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    It's China's money to spend. Heck knows the US had its time with false theories before. And if it does work, good for them for taking the chance.

    ...Although I think they're more likely to see a whole bunch of wasted money.
     
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    It's not an Impossible Drive... it's just an Infinite Improbability Drive.

    Gotta agree here.

    If it works, though... awesome!
     
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    Omegatron Mandatory Fun. Buy it now TFW2005 Supporter

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    Bootlegs will now arrive before the Hasbro versions.
     
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    Dropshot Transform your destiny

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    41 days to Mars? That's amazing!
     
  11. Lance Halberd

    Lance Halberd oh hai

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    Inconceivable!

    Although still amazingly cool if it works.
     
  12. Magelite

    Magelite I make stupid look good

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    IMO NASA and the chinese space agency should get together to build a space elevator (or multiple ones, if possible.) Then we would have an easy way of ferrying personnel and materials to and fro the surface to space, from which space-ships, including ships using this space drive, if it works, to get around the solar system, mining, colonising, etc.
     
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    That's why China is making all the Reflector KOs. Test pilots.
     
  14. AlphaPrime

    AlphaPrime Neo Autobot Commander

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    I still wanna see Japan come through with their space elevator, would be fun to see pics of that thing sticking out from earth into space heh.
     
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    Having read Spotlight: Wheelie, I predict epic fail!
     
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    jourdo TFW2005 Supporter

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    Is this going to be like the "impossible" sit up? Fool me once...
     
  17. OmegaVPrime

    OmegaVPrime Uhm, yea? So what?

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    I wouldn't dought there will be a drive like this

    I mean after all, a 12 year old kid made an even smaller more complex solar cell..
     
  18. funkatron101

    funkatron101 TFW2005 Supporter

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    Doubt. It's spelled doubt. You seem to be caught up on this word today.
     
  19. OmegaVPrime

    OmegaVPrime Uhm, yea? So what?

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    :lol , i'm amazed you noticed...

    Yes, i'm stuck on it, I have that problem ALOT with the word doubt
     
  20. funkatron101

    funkatron101 TFW2005 Supporter

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    I get that way with certain words as well.

    As far as this story. I do put it up there with the garage scientists "discovering" how to use water as fuel.
     

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