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 Post subject: Power downlink
PostPosted: Wed Dec 26, 2007 9:46 pm 
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Minerva wrote:
[url=http://science.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/12/24/0222202]Quite how the Combine figured out how to corral a stream of superheated plasma from geosynchronous orbit down to ground level remains a mystery to me, as is their need for such a supply of power to this pathetic little island.
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 Post subject: Re: Power downlink
PostPosted: Thu Dec 27, 2007 7:47 pm 
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locworks wrote:
Minerva wrote:
[url=http://science.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/12/24/0222202]Quite how the Combine figured out how to corral a stream of superheated plasma from geosynchronous orbit down to ground level remains a mystery to me, as is their need for such a supply of power to this pathetic little island.
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Is this meant to spur discussion on the method the Combine used to direct the plasma stream from orbit? It seems it would have better (if you just gotta use the quote) to post your own conjecture after the quote.

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The technology is astounding. Not quite plasma transfer, but 1-megawatt is a a neat advance.

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