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To: ruiner
I think we need to take it up a notch from “Rods from God” to “Relativistic Kill Vehicle”

Great idea. Any idea how much energy you'd have to put into the system to accelerate a 1 kg mass up to .99 C?

Hint: Probably just a tad more than you expect to get back out of it... ;)

50 posted on 03/02/2012 6:58:20 AM PST by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: Yo-Yo

1kg to .99c takes 152 billion kilowatt-hours.


71 posted on 03/02/2012 7:42:20 AM PST by ctdonath2 ($1 meals: http://abuckaplate.blogspot.com/)
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