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Old 05-22-2008, 11:24 AM
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Good enough for me! I like the explanation you posted on the other thread. I was just wondering where all the anti-matter comes from.
The anti matter station of course, where it's 4.00 a gallon!!

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And perhaps rightfully so. There's lots of different theories about how warp drive works and Trek has sort of avoided nailing down a specific one. They've kinda taken bits and pieces here and there like Gunny said.

But it might be assumed that the warp coils play a role in propulsion. One idea is that the nacelles fire off in a fore-to-aft sequence at very high rates of speed, layering multiple subspace fields around and behind the vessel and "propelling" it forward....
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That's a good question. They may have had a different system in use back in those days...
Also would have explained Scotty's wondering in ENT-D engine room..
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Good enough for me! I like the explanation you posted on the other thread. I was just wondering where all the anti-matter comes from.
The anti matter station of course, where it's 4.00 a gallon!!
I wonder how many light-years per gallon you can get from antimatter--it's an awfully long walk from here to Farpoint Station, y'know...
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I wonder how many light-years per gallon you can get from antimatter--it's an awfully long walk from here to Farpoint Station, y'know...
Well, LYPG depends on whether it's interstellar in in-system, of course... (*Grin*)
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And if you crank up the air-conditioning, efficiency drops even more.
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And if you crank up the air-conditioning, efficiency drops even more.
That's 'environmental controls', you technoanachronistifier!

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I wonder how many light-years per gallon you can get from antimatter--it's an awfully long walk from here to Farpoint Station, y'know...
"Your lightyear milage may varry with warping conditions"

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