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by NelC
Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:17 am UTC
Forum: What If?
Topic: What-If 0073: "Lethal Neutrinos"
Replies: 132
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Re: What-If 0073: "Lethal Neutrinos"

For another fictional reference, Charles Stross' Iron Sunrise starts with a star going supernova, and the inhabitants of an orbiting world getting a clue because of the neutrino pulse lighting up the atmosphere, moments before the wave of not-neutrinos hits them; the other particles being just a fra...
by NelC
Mon Mar 26, 2018 10:41 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 1972: "Autogyros"
Replies: 30
Views: 7486

Re: 1972: "Autogyros"

I'm not sure that it's accurate to call autogyros "common" in Europe. As a Brit, I don't recall that I've ever seen one live. Whereas in my present location I get to see and hear private fixed-wings and helicopters any day of the week, if the wind is right for their approach to the local a...

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