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18 Times Faster Than Light
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    18 Times Faster Than Light



    ??? :

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    Re:18 Times Faster Than Light

    Is that the edge of a CNN logo on the left? I think they might have gotten the math a little off :

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    Re:18 Times Faster Than Light

    Well no wonder the shuttle came apart. :-\

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    Re:18 Times Faster Than Light

    [quote author=PK link=board=17;threadid=6336;start=0#59806 date=1044933569]
    Is that the edge of a CNN logo on the left? I think they might have gotten the math a little off :
    [/quote]

    Yeah, it was a CNN flub up.

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    Re:18 Times Faster Than Light

    [quote author=Ashcrow link=board=17;threadid=6336;start=0#59798 date=1044927479]


    ??? :
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    haha

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    Re:18 Times Faster Than Light

    Thats warp 2.2, roughly, according to my trusty Star Trek Encylclopedia


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    Re:18 Times Faster Than Light

    that should say sound not light.

    mach 1 is the speed of sound they were doing mach 18 , 18 times the speed of sound.

    hehehehe , gotta love the press ;D

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    Re:18 Times Faster Than Light

    You would think that someone at CNN would have a least a basic grasp of physics!

    Of course I have delt with the press on science issues myself, and been horribly missquoted and taken out of context, so what do I expect?


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    Re:18 Times Faster Than Light

    [quote author=cga link=board=17;threadid=6336;start=0#59873 date=1045011005]
    Of course I have delt with the press on science issues myself, and been horribly missquoted and taken out of context, so what do I expect?
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    Holy crap yeah. Same thing on computer related stuff. I remember getting a call at the University wanting to talk to a professor about evil hackers and the professor called him self a hacker .... so they didn't have him in it.

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