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Star Trek Disco

Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:00 pm
by chelle
Anyone following the 2nd season of Star Trek Discovery?

There are going to be some planets destroyed in the future! :mrgreen:

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Re: Star Trek Disco

Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 10:06 pm
by DCWhitworth
Scott Manley has some thoughts on this subject

Re: Star Trek Disco

Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 9:24 am
by chelle
Seems like it is missing the point of a chain reaction, where you heat something up to the point that it starts to self combust. Like this meteor that reaches a specific temperature and suddenly splatters to pieces.

Some goes for the LHC if you start to illuminate matter at one point up to splatter-temperature, and set off a chain reaction. The planet already contains all the energy to ignite our sol.

Or like a balloon being pricked, the tiny needle, input energy, releasing all the build up energy, bam!
Here is the clip of the balloon being popped:

… and the remnant: