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Re: (TFT) please help (OT?)

I seem to recall hearing about "navigational shields" on a Trek show
once.  NavShields would certainly mitigate the effects of dust and other
small particles, small being relative to the amount of power dumped 
into the shields.

---- Mark Tapley <mtapley@swri.edu> wrote: 
> "Magic" - Star Trek/Star Wars, you have some sort of drive that makes 
> space look like nothing.
> 	At some point, relativity gets involved and you start having 
> to crank in time dilation, redshift/blueshift, and similar effects. 
> At some point, very fast (relative to you) dust particles hitting you 
> become fatal projectiles; likewise normal light photons blue-shifted 
> up to the gamma radiation range. Apparently, "magic" drives overcome 
> both of these effects and probably many others.
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