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To: U-238

I think Newton’s third law of something pushing back with the same force that it pushes forward could be a problem as well.


8 posted on 03/20/2012 10:33:55 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Jonty30

If they are discussing a railgun rifle maybe they have a prototype or close to one that we are not aware of.


10 posted on 03/20/2012 10:36:11 PM PDT by U-238
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To: Jonty30

Science Fiction always becomes science fact.


11 posted on 03/20/2012 10:39:00 PM PDT by U-238
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With railguns, most of the recoil is actually perpendicular to the direction of the projectile, trying to force the rails apart in both directions. If the rails are bound to each other, the forces net against each other, and basically there is no recoil.


13 posted on 03/20/2012 11:33:16 PM PDT by Boogieman
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